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School support

Their motto is parted but united, their playground is the Australian Outback and their teachers are hundreds of kilometres away. If you haven’t already guessed it, we’re talking about children who study at School of the Air. There are 115 … Continue reading

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Rescued from a raging bull

In an odd twist of fate Eliza Middleton was running to raise money for the Flying Doctor just as her sister Adelaide was being airlifted from a paddock near Tilpa, almost 900 km away. Unknown to Eliza, Adelaide had been … Continue reading

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Flying 4 The Doctors are Homeward Bound

Jeremy Rowsell and Jim Hazelton, who are following in the pioneering steps of Charles Kingsford Smith and other aviators, are scheduled to arrive back in Sydney’s Bankstown airport this morning, Tuesday 19th April, at around 8.30 am AEST. As they … Continue reading

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Australia’s fourth largest airline

You don’t often think of the RFDS as an airline. It’s more about doctors, nurses and pilots using an aircraft to deliver health care to rural and remote Australia. However in the financial year ending June 2009, the 53 aircraft … Continue reading

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