WORK IN PAIRS AND TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE (RFDS) MUSEUM CENTRE IN BROKEN HILL. While you’re in the museum, your task is to gather information on the research question, ‘How did the Royal Flying Doctor Service shape Australia during the Twentieth Century?
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WATCH THE FURTHEST CORNER FILM TO FIND OUT HOW THE ROYAL FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE SUPPORTS AUSTRALIANS LIVING IN THE OUTBACK.
WHY IS IT IMPORTANT FOR AUSTRALIA’S ECONOMY THAT PEOPLE LIVE AND WORK IN OUTBACK AREAS?
AS A CLASS, BRAINSTORM THE STRUGGLES THAT THE FAMILY WOULD HAVE EXPERIENCED LIVING IN SUCH A REMOTE LOCATION. Use the headings to help you: Health Education Supplies Social Life
THIS IS A PICTURE OF THE VELDT SHEEP STATION IN OUTBACK NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA IN 1948. IT HAS 52,000 ACRES OF LAND AND SHEARS OVER 3,000 SHEEP A YEAR. The station is run by the Barlow family, who have several young children. It takes approximately four hours for them to get to the nearest…
WHAT DO YOU ALREADY KNOW ABOUT THE ROYAL FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE?
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STEP 5 Develop a short script for each of the following characters to explain the emergency suffered by your character and the assistance given by the Royal Flying Doctor Service. (The RDFS crew do not have to be the same gender as the ones in the example.) Character Image Script Patient Family member or workmate…
STEP 5 Listen to the plane stories again to help you develop your own