Airport's Royal Flying Doctor Service facility takes off

Story Published: 3 Aug 2017

Royal Flying Doctor Service will get their long-awaited facility at Gladstone Airport

Gladstone Airport Rescue Service Rfds

New rescue helicopter follow's Don's life-saving tradition

Story Published: 25 Feb 2017

DON Moffatt spent years helping save lives through LifeFlight and now the new helicopter that bears his name has begun...

Helicopter Rescue Helicopter Rescue Service Lifeflight Racq Rescue Service

'Common sense quad bike laws will save lives'

Story Published: 3 Feb 2017

RACQ CQ Rescue welcomes new quad bike laws after multiple accidents in the Mackay region in 2016

Accidents Helicopter Injuries Laws Mackay Quad Bikes Racq Cq Rescue Rescue Service

My 35 years as a chopper doctor

Story Published: 17 Dec 2016

LifeFlight doctors perform about 4000 patient transfers or rescues each year across its fleet of helicopters and jets.

Careflight Careflight Helicopter General-Seniors-News Helicopter Rescue Service Lifeflight Rescue Service

One dead, one injured after Mt Warning lightning strike

Story Published: 6 Dec 2016

Police praise teens for quick thinking following the death of a man caused by a lightning strike at Mt Warning.

Lightning Lightning Strike Mt Warning Murwillumbah Rescue Service Ses Tweed

Truckie who survived crash returns to thank his rescuers

Story Published: 19 Feb 2014

MATT Trusz feels lucky to still be around to annoy his wife and embarrass his kids – something that was almost taken away...

Editors Picks Injuries Racq-Cq Rescue Service Truck Driver

Rescues rewarding for crew members

Story Published: 30 Jan 2014

IT WAS a big year for RACQ-CQ Rescue last year.

Helicopter Racq-Cq Rescue Service

Future of RACQ-CQ Rescue staff is in the air

Story Published: 9 May 2013

THE futures of some RACQ-CQ Rescue staff are still up in the air after CHC Helicopters lost their contract with the rescue...

Contract Helicopters Racq-Cq Rescue Rescue Service Staff

Coast Guard sends SOS

Story Published: 4 Apr 2013

TIN Can Bay Coast Guard volunteer crewman Peter Conway feels like a member of the “forgotten emergency service”.

Coast Guard Damage Repair Rescue Service Tin Can Bay

Worth the weight

Story Published: 8 Jun 2012

GUESSING the weight of Merlene the bull has been a good little earner for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

Bulls Grafton Grafton District Services Club Rescue Service Surf Life Saving Weight