Hometown hero runs Great Victoria Desert to keep CareFlight flying

It’s an epic journey that will take him from west of Coober Pedy in South Australia, to his finish line east of Laverton in Western Australia.

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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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News & Events

  1. Hometown hero runs Great Victoria Desert...

    - The 1st of July marks the beginning of the end for the... read more about Hometown hero runs Great Victoria Desert to keep CareFlight flying >

  2. Bendigo Bank hosts Chopper Awareness...

    - 28 July 2014 Bendigo Bank branches across South East and South... read more about Bendigo Bank hosts Chopper Awareness Month to keep CareFlight choppers flying >

  3. CareFlight jets fly marathon missions

    - CareFlight’s air ambulance fleet has flown nearly 16,000... read more about CareFlight jets fly marathon missions >

  4. The Scotts, well and truly part of the...

    - 8 July 2014 Kathy Scott is convinced she owes her youngest... read more about The Scotts, well and truly part of the CareFlight family >

  5. Fast road ahead for CareFlight thanks to...

    - 2 July 2014 Local Toyota tycoons, Ken and Brett Mills, have... read more about Fast road ahead for CareFlight thanks to Ken Mills Toyota >

  6. Miss World contender reunites with...

    - Against all odds Brisbane student Stephanie Campbell has the Miss... read more about Miss World contender reunites with rescuers after horrific skydiving accident >

  7. Almost $140,000 raised for RACQ...

    - 1 June 2014 More than 500 guests dressed to impress at RACQ... read more about Almost $140,000 raised for RACQ CareFlight Rescue at Gala Ball >

  8. Rescue skills put to the test in...

    - 30 May 2014 RACQ CareFlight Rescue’s medical and aviation... read more about Rescue skills put to the test in emergency training simulation >

  9. CareFlight bears welcome new home at...

    - 28 May 2014 Thirty-eight cute and cuddly RACQ CareFlight Rescue... read more about CareFlight bears welcome new home at Hear and Say Centre >

  10. South West businesses get behind...

    - 26 May 2014 More than 500 guests will dress to impress for RACQ... read more about South West businesses get behind CareFlight's Gala Ball >

  11. CareFlight airlifts 1,000th patient

    - May 19, 2014 When five year old Isabella Fuller-Chapman was... read more about CareFlight airlifts 1,000th patient >

  12. Volunteer gives back to CareFlight after...

    - This time last year, Kerry Lumsdon hadn’t heard much about... read more about Volunteer gives back to CareFlight after life changing accident >