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19 November

Herald Sun | 10 November 2016

11-year-old’s Bunnings sausage sizzle raises $7000 for Royal Flying Doctor Service TED Perton’s fundraising efforts are cooking with gas. The 11-year-old from Port Melbourne has cooked up over 65 kilograms of snags — and pumped out a sausage a minute outside Bunnings — in a bid to raise money for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. And the Grade 6 student at Melbourne Grammar’s Grimwade House has raised a whopping $7000 to help provide primary health…
11 September

'Captain' Tom Ryan swoops in on 69 schools in 18 days

ABC Northern Tasmania recently caught up with RFDS Victoria Education Manager Tom Ryan doing a ‘fly-drive’ visit to Tasmanian schools. Tom has been towing our aero-medical simulator to schools all over the State, speaking to 69 classes in 18 days. Rick Eaves climbed aboard the trailer-bound plane at the East Ulverstone Primary School and found kids completely immersed in role-play. Doctors and nurses checked beeping ECGs and yelled for help, pilots tried not to crash,…
30 May

ABC Interview

23 May

Launch for LUITS teaching Resource

  Since its inception in 2011, the RFDS Education Program has reached over 15,000 students across Victoria, Tasmania and NSW. The program is multi-faceted in that it combines an incursion program supported by high level and relevant teaching resources into Primary schools. Our goal was to make this resource useful to the classroom teacher in implementing the curriculum into schools. In 2013, the University of Melbourne were commissioned to research the value of…
19 May

Look up in the Sky! It’s the Flying Doctor!

Media Release20 May, 2016 Launching on Monday 23 May, the Royal Flying Doctor Service is making education easier with its new online resources for students from Grade 2 to 6. The rich and vibrant history of the Flying Doctor is a great backdrop for children to learn about Australia. The new online resource, with videos, lessons, resources and more, connects children from the city to those of their same age in country areas.  It details…

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Look! Up in the Sky is a comprehensive educational resource which has been written by a team of practising and registered teachers for Primary School students.

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Herald Sun | 10 November 2016

19 November 2016

11-year-old’s Bunnings s...

'Captain' Tom Ryan swoops in on 69 schools in 18 days

11 September 2016

ABC Northern Tasmania recently...

ABC Interview

30 May 2016

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