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After school excursion for Djugerari Kids in remote WA

03 Jul 2020

School's out for Djugerari Remote Community School students Cecilia and Kyle who score the opportunity to tour the RFDS' workhorse - the PC-12 turboprop aircraft and meet with crew.

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Meet Port Hedland Flying Doctor Sanjeet Chana

17 May 2019

“As a Brit working in Australia for the first time, the Gibb River Road sits as a must-see, an iconic route in an amazing part of the country. I’m really looking forward to staying at cattle stations, visiting remote communities and meeting the people who live there.

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Kalamunda Bushies ride to support the Flying Doctor

17 May 2019

"When the opportunity arose to help one of our fellow agencies in the emergency services link, it was a no brainer.

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Off duty Flight Nurse saves life on commercial flight

03 May 2019

After visiting family in Perth on his days off, Flight Nurse Ben never expected to help save a life on his commercial flight home to Port Hedland.

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RFDS welcomes RAC WA CEO Rob Slocombe to its board

08 Apr 2019

Mr Slocombe joins leading medical experts Director of Burns Service WA Fiona Wood AM and McCusker Director of Lions Outback Vision Dr Angus Turner as the newest appointments to the RFDS Western Operations board in 2019.

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Broome's Wonder Women back to take on Gibb Challenge for the Flying Doctor

05 Apr 2019

After raising $7000 for the Flying Doctor in the 2018 Gibb Challenge, team 'Wonder Women' are back again to tackle the endless corrugations, dust, soft sand and water crossings along the Gibb River Road.

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Charles' Story

04 Apr 2019

“The medical staff on board kept my heart going to keep me alive on the flight to Jandakot where I was conveyed to Fiona Stanley Hospital to get a pacemaker fitted.

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What it takes to join the RFDS medical team

02 Apr 2019

"It's a very dynamic space to work in, where you get different patients, travel to different places every day and sometimes on different modes of transport. You deal with everything and anything.

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Downer Group take on iconic Kimberley bike event to support their Flying Doctor

01 Apr 2019

"I've done corporate triathlons but the Gibb Challenge is one of a kind - I'd do it again in a heartbeat.

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