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Royal Flying Doctors

HRH Prince Andrew, The Duke of York, and HRH The Duchess of York officially opening John Flynn Place, Cloncurry, 4 October 1988. Image courtesy Queensland State Archives

Guest blogger: Saadia Thomson Dwyer – Queensland State Archives This May marks the 87th anniversary of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). The RFDS quickly became a lifeline for the people of outback Queensland and other remote areas. It was founded by Rev John Flynn, a minister with the Presbyterian Church with a vision to provide … Read more