The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (The Flying Doctor) is an emergency and primary health care service for those living in rural, remote and regional areas of Australia. It is a not-for-profit organisation which provides health care to people who are unable to access a hospital or general practice due to the vast distances of the Outback. The Royal Flying Doctor Service is a unique icon of Australian culture

The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (The Flying Doctor) is an emergency and primary health care service for those living in rural, remote and regional areas of Australia. It is a not-for-profit organisation which provides health care to people who are unable to access a hospital or general practice due to the vast distances of the Outback. The Royal Flying Doctor Service is a unique icon of Australian culture

Gravestone of John Flynn, Founder of the Flying Doctor Service, Near Alice Springs, Australia

Gravestone of John Flynn, Founder of the Flying Doctor Service, Near Alice Springs, Australia

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Headgear - A fresh new look for a new era in Nippers sun safety that's 100% functional. Check it out facebook.com/nippersheadgear and recommend it to your club now!

Join Surf Life Saving Australia and become a volunteer Surf Life Saver :)

Join Surf Life Saving Australia and become a volunteer Surf Life Saver :)

Royal Australian Air Force will be assisting NSW Rural Fire Service this bushfire season,by accommodating 2 large water bombers at RAAF Base Richmond,Sydney.First of contracted aircraft,C-130 Hercules Large Air Tanker ‘Thor’,arrived at Richmond earlier this week,where will be based until January 2016.Thor bigger than fixed-wing aerial tankers traditionally used to fight bushfires.

Royal Australian Air Force will be assisting NSW Rural Fire Service this bushfire season,by accommodating 2 large water bombers at RAAF Base Richmond,Sydney.First of contracted aircraft,C-130 Hercules Large Air Tanker ‘Thor’,arrived at Richmond earlier this week,where will be based until January 2016.Thor bigger than fixed-wing aerial tankers traditionally used to fight bushfires.

PEDAL POWER The Flying Doctor Service and the School of the Air both relied on radio powered by a pedal generator invented in 1928 by Alfred Traeger, shown above with his first working prototype. It continued in use until late in the century when the “Traeger” was replaced by diesel generators and, more recently, solar power.

PEDAL POWER The Flying Doctor Service and the School of the Air both relied on radio powered by a pedal generator invented in 1928 by Alfred Traeger, shown above with his first working prototype. It continued in use until late in the century when the “Traeger” was replaced by diesel generators and, more recently, solar power.

Bell 214B-1 Biglifter - New addition to the NSW Rural Fire Service operated by McDermott Aviation

Bell 214B-1 Biglifter - New addition to the NSW Rural Fire Service operated by McDermott Aviation

Rural Fire Service truck at the Grantham fire - Oct 24, 2012.  Photo by Matt Johns, Withcott RFB.  #qldfire #bushfire

Rural Fire Service truck at the Grantham fire - Oct 24, 2012. Photo by Matt Johns, Withcott RFB. #qldfire #bushfire


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Surf Lifesaving Australia An integral part of beach life in Australia is the presence of the surf lifesavers. The organisation began in 1907 on Sydney beaches and since that time these volunteers have saved more than 615,000 lives. Each year trained surf lifesavers spend more than 1.4 million hours patrolling beaches, pools and coastlines. And today, as well as volunteers, Surf Live Saving Australia employs over 700 lifeguards in more than 250 locations across Australia.  The lifesavers are…

Surf Lifesaving Australia An integral part of beach life in Australia is the presence of the surf lifesavers. The organisation began in 1907 on Sydney beaches and since that time these volunteers have saved more than 615,000 lives. Each year trained surf lifesavers spend more than 1.4 million hours patrolling beaches, pools and coastlines. And today, as well as volunteers, Surf Live Saving Australia employs over 700 lifeguards in more than 250 locations across Australia. The lifesavers are…

Being psychologically prepared goes hand-in-hand with being practically prepared for emergency situations | Red Cross Australia

Being psychologically prepared goes hand-in-hand with being practically prepared for emergency situations | Red Cross Australia

Up-to-date information on the operational status of NSW Public Schools and TAFE  during the bushfire season, 1st October - 31st March | NSW Department of Education and Communities

Up-to-date information on the operational status of NSW Public Schools and TAFE during the bushfire season, 1st October - 31st March | NSW Department of Education and Communities

Children's Activity Book: a community information program to help people prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies | Australian Red Cross

Children's Activity Book: a community information program to help people prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies | Australian Red Cross

Emergency preparedness for people with a disability, their families and carers | Australian Red Cross

Emergency preparedness for people with a disability, their families and carers | Australian Red Cross

Fires Near Me: Official iPhone APP | NSW Rural Fire Service

Fires Near Me: Official iPhone APP | NSW Rural Fire Service

Prepare your home for the bushfire season | ABC Local

Prepare your home for the bushfire season | ABC Local

Care of wildlife injured during bushfires | NSW Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service WIRES

Care of wildlife injured during bushfires | NSW Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service WIRES

Asthma Australia | tips for staying safe and well during bushfire season.

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