Definition of RFDS in English:



  • ‘the pilot tested positive for a substance banned by the RFDS’
    • ‘By raising money and awareness about the work of the RFDS, you are helping to save lives.’
    • ‘The RFDS is an emergency service that relies on the generosity of the Australian public to keep the Flying Doctor flying.’
    • ‘What started out as a family trip to compete in the rodeo ended with her spending the night in hospital after a late night flight with the RFDS.’
    • ‘With Adelaide more than three hours away by road, the RFDS landed at Peterborough airstrip shortly after 11 pm.’
    • ‘Today, the RFDS operates from 21 bases and provides medical assistance to over 290,000 people every year—that’s one every two minutes.’
    • ‘The RFDS began in 1928 when Reverend John Flynn initiated a flying medical service to isolated inland communities.’
    • ‘The men and women of the RFDS perform their lifesaving work every day of the year.’
    • ‘Evacuation data were not available from Western Australia as the RFDS there had not yet fully computerised its records.’
    • ‘They have travelled throughout the wide areas served by the RFDS and lived for a time with the people who stay and work in remote and lonely regions.’
    • ‘Several areas of Australia have dentists who work in cooperation with the RFDS.’