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BHP leads industry COVID-19 funding for Flying Doctor in Western Australia

02 Apr 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service in Western Australia has today launched an appeal to support its COVID-19 efforts which includes boosting its front line workforce by 25 per cent, investment in critical capital and operational supplies.

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Second PC-24 jet in service

01 Oct 2019

When every minute in the air can mean the difference between life and death, these new jets have the potential to save countless lives.

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Double your dollar

01 Oct 2019

Rio Tinto to match all donations up to $100,000. We have recently launched an exciting and innovative digital fundraising campaign ‘Keep Flynn Flying’ with our partner Rio Tinto.

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Our Regional Treasure Chests Supporting West Australians

01 Oct 2019

RFDS Western Operations medical chests are located in more than 500 national parks, mine sites, stations and rural communities, providing essential access to medical treatment for a wide range of situations.

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Show time for the Flying Doctor

20 Sep 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) of Western Australia is delighted to again showcase its life-saving work and support the state’s largest annual community event - the 2019 IGA Perth Royal Show.

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Have you heard of Sepsis?

12 Sep 2019

Sepsis is responsible for about 5,000 deaths in Australia each year - more than our national road toll and common strains of cancer, according to Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Head of Medical Dr Andrew Hooper.

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Broome RFDS crews float a labour of love at Shinju Festival

10 Sep 2019

Check out our legendary and artistic Broome crews representing at the 2019 Shinju Matsuri Festival float parade!

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RFDS and Rio Tinto 'Keep Flynn Flying' with unique $20 fundraising campaign

26 Aug 2019

The Keep Flynn Flying campaign features an augmented reality experience where users will be able to bring RFDS founder Reverend John Flynn to life by scanning his image on the $20 note with their phones.

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Meet RFDS Western Operations dental assistant Karleigh Barbour

05 Aug 2019

“The positive response I receive from the community when they see me in my uniform never fails to make me feel proud to work for the RFDS.

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