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24/7 service uninterrupted by Broome base fire

03 Jan 2021

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (WA) is continuing its 24/7 service in the Kimberley despite a fire at its Broome base on Saturday night.

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Motor car enthusiasts ride for the Flying Doctor

05 Nov 2020

The On the Road Again (OTRA) tour are celebrating 10 years of fundraising for their Flying Doctor and are travelling from Northam to York over eight days for the 2020 event.

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Recycle for RFDS

05 Nov 2020

There is another way you can support your Flying Doctor! We are excited to announce the Royal Flying Doctor Service WA has recently registered as a charity with Containers for Change. Return your eligible containers through the recycling scheme and donate the funds to RFDSWA to help fly us further.

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From the frontline: Preparing for take-off

05 Nov 2020

Colin works at the RFDS' 24-hour Coordination Centre at Jandakot Airport. He gives us some insight into some behind-the-scenes action which takes place from the call for help to take-off.

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Five-year-old's RFDS dash to Perth

02 Nov 2020

5-year-old Esperance boy Emmett Buckley relied on the RFDS after badly fracturing his elbow at school.

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A day in the life of a roving dentist for the Flying Doctor

30 Oct 2020

Meet RFDS Western Operations dentist Dr Steve Hill who delivers oral health care to some of the most remote communities in Western Australia.

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Kalgoorlie flight nurse reflects on service to WA communities

30 Oct 2020

In celebrating NAIDOC Week 2020, Kalgoorlie-based flight nurse Colleen Reid shares the meaningful connections and bond she shares with people living in some of the most isolated communities across WA.

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Funds mined for the Flying Doctor

21 Oct 2020

Goldfields mining company Topdrill hosted a fundraising event for the RFDS as the movers and shakers of the resources sector gathered in Kalgoorlie on the eve of Diggers and Dealers 2020.

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Flying Doctor donation kiosk lands in Kalgoorlie

14 Oct 2020

A new roving Flying Doctor donation kiosk is expected to turn heads of travellers and their loved ones at the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Regional Airport over the next month.

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