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FREO HIGH FLYERS SUPPORT FLYING DOCTORS

Two Fremantle teams will take off from Esperance to join in the Outback Air Race to raise funds for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

Inner city residents Ralph Treasure and Elena Monaco are team Freo Flyers and Beaconsfield residents Jason Cotter and Leanne Mckenzie are Team Mockingjay. 85 more words

Fremantle

Comments, bridges and dogs

I believe it was something in the order of $A69 Million that was spent on the hospital and I still have to go to the Flinders Medical Center (FMC)  in Adelaide for an echo-cardiogram.  792 more words

House, Garden And Dogs

AUTHOR INSIGHT: MEET FIONA MCARTHUR

Fiona McArthur has always loved reading and it’s fed her passion for writing. Her first medical romance novel was published by Harlequin in 2001 and now she’s on her 34th novel.

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Author Insights

Rain and Gala Night.

There are times when I think Mother Nature goes out of her way to contradict me. Only the other day ( yesterday in fact) I was saying that the rain seems to pass away from us and today – yes — it’s chucking it down. 624 more words

House, Garden And Dogs

VH-UER and the Australian $20 note

I have often noted the aircraft VH-UER depicted on the Australian $20, and have wondered what it’s history was.

The aircraft was original registered G-AUER was a De Havilland D50A and was used for general aviation until 1928 when it was refurbished for use as the first air ambulance for the Australian Inland Mission (AIM) – as can be seen by the small Maltese Cross under the pilot’s cockpit. 142 more words

Aviation

Outback trip to Innamincka - days 3 & 4

On Monday afternoon we repaired to the aforementioned Palace Hotel. Where at 0530 on Tuesday morning the fire alarm went off and we all had to get up and troop out into the dark to await the fire brigade. 324 more words

Events

Royal Flying Doctors

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. 265 more words

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