Health Promotion & Education

The RFDS runs a variety of health promotion and education programs that seek to improve the health and lifestyles of people living in remote and rural Australia.

The Flying Doctor also runs a school education program called Look! Up in the Sky. This comprehensive educational resource has been written by a team of practicing and registered teachers. The Education Program teachers students about the significant contribution the Royal Flying Doctor Service has made to Australia's history and educates them on the range of services the Flying Doctor provides 24/7 to people living, working and traveling throughout Australia. 

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Education

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria provides an Education program for Primary and Secondary students to learn all about the Flying Doctors. The Education program teaches students about the significant contribution the Royal Flying Doctor Service has made to Australia's history and educates them on the range of services the Flying Doctor provides 24/7 to people living, working and traveling through out Australia.

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Education in NSW/ACT

Our health team facilitate a number of educational health initiatives aimed at improving the health outcomes in remote, rural and regional communities.

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Education & Training in SA/NT

We offer a range of training programs including education for doctors and nurses to keep their emergency skills up to date, as well as First Aid training for people living in remote communities. RFDS Central Operations also offers a range of placements for medical and nursing students.

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Lucy O'Connor and Bridget Marshall, Avoca Primary School enjoying the simulator experience

Education in TAS

Look! Up in the Sky is an innovative education program designed to raise awareness and understanding of the RFDS by teaching staff, students and their parents in primary schools.

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Health Promotion

Health Promotion in Qld

Health promotion underpins all of the RFDS’s health services and covers health promotion and illness prevention, as well as community capacity building.

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Kids Club

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has its very own Flying Doctor Kids Club, and we'd love to welcome you onboard.

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Learn more about the services that the RFDS provides.