RACQ CareFlight Rescue expands its coverage

CareFlight Group Queensland has recently merged with Sunshine Coast Helicopter Rescue Service. RACQ CareFlight Rescue’s blanket of care now also covers the Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay regions.

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34 years of saving lives and serving the community

More than 38,000 patients have been treated by CareFlight Rescue over three decades. Today the RACQ CareFlight choppers are still saving lives and serving the community.

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CareFlight Queensland has you covered while you're overseas

Australians on holiday can relax knowing CareFlight Queensland’s air ambulance is there to bring you home if you become sick or injured overseas.

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CareFlight is leading
the way

CareFlight’s elite training programs and world-class academy are the benchmark for air-medical retrieval. We are trusted to train the Australian Defence Force, aviation experts and medical specialists.

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The next life we save could be yours

We are the largest not-for-profit rescue helicopter service in Queensland, treating more than 1,400 patients annually. 3.6 million Queenslanders sleep under CareFlight’s safety blanket.
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2013 Sunshine Coast Gala Ball

Friday October 4 is set to be a night like no other as the Sunshine Coast hosts its annual CareFlight Gala Ball. All proceeds raised on the night will go towards keeping our community rescue helicopters in the air.

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News & Events

  1. CareFlight flies marathon mission to...

    - 28 February, 2014 A stockman has been airlifted from a property... read more about CareFlight flies marathon mission to retrieve injured stockman >

  2. Teenager airlifted after fatal Surat...

    - 28 February 2014 A teenage boy has been airlifted by the Surat... read more about Teenager airlifted after fatal Surat crash >

  3. Elite cyclists and CareFlight crew to...

    - 16 April 2014 A team of well-known cyclists, RACQ CareFlight... read more about Elite cyclists and CareFlight crew to pedal 260km in Base to Base Cycle Challenge >

  4. Clive Berghofer honoured by CareFlight

    - April 15, 2014 South West Queensland legend Clive... read more about Clive Berghofer honoured by CareFlight >

  5. CareFlight doctor urges flu jab, from...

    - April 7, 2014 CareFlight medical specialists are urging all... read more about CareFlight doctor urges flu jab, from experience >

  6. Man airlifted after single vehicle...

    - Saturday April 5, 2014 A man injured in a single vehicle rollover... read more about Man airlifted after single vehicle rollover on Leichhardt Highway >

  7. CareFlight urges holiday-makers to stay...

    - 4 April 2014 As schools around Queensland break for Easter, RACQ... read more about CareFlight urges holiday-makers to stay safe >

  8. Robbie McEwen officially launches the...

    - 4 April 2014 Australian Cycling Champion Robbie McEwen has joined... read more about Robbie McEwen officially launches the 2014 CareFlight Base to Base Cycle Challenge with $10,000 auction >

  9. CareFlight celebrates half a decade of...

    - 4 April 2014 CareFlight Group Queensland is celebrating half a... read more about CareFlight celebrates half a decade of making a difference in Abu Dhabi >

  10. Gruelling cycle set for the 2014...

    - 2 April 2014 Toowoomba Regional Council Major Paul Antonio and... read more about Gruelling cycle set for the 2014 CareFlight Base to Base Cycle Challenge >

  11. Motorcyclists urged to be careful

    - 31 March 2014 RACQ CareFlight Rescue is urging motorcyclists to... read more about Motorcyclists urged to be careful >

  12. Annual CareFlight Base to Base ride...

    - 31 March 2014 Australian Cycling Champion Robbie McEwen will... read more about Annual CareFlight Base to Base ride mounts up >