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DONATION... Janice McEvoy accepts a $250 donation for the RFDS from Minlaton and Districts Garden Club president Pat Barrand. DONATION... Janice McEvoy accepts a $250 donation for the RFDS from Minlaton and Districts Garden Club president Pat Barrand.

Flying doctor speaker at Minlaton and Districts Garden Club meeting

ROYAL Flying Doctor Service Southern Yorke Peninsula Support Group member Janice McEvoy was the guest speaker at Minlaton and Districts Garden Club’s July meeting.

The Reverend John Flynn, stationed at the Beltana mission in northern South Australia in 1911, began establishing health care and bush hospitals in remote areas of the outback.

Distance and a lack of reliable communication were the major difficulties but, in 1918, the use of aircraft extended the range and role of the flying doctor in SA.

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