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Despite over 30 years in Australia’s public health sector, Greg Rochford experienced some turbulence when he became CEO of the country’s iconic Royal Flying Doctor Service. One year on, he’s gaining altitude.

Greg Rochford, RFDS, Royal Flying Doctor Service, Aircraft

Greg Rochford prepared to take the controls of Australia’s Royal Flying Doctor Service (rfds) in 2011 armed with 31 years of public-health experience and a laundry list of fresh ideas on how to better provide healthcare to some of the industrialised world’s most isolated communities. Yet on taking the job he immediately set out to find out more by flying to some of Australia’s most remote outposts: Cape York in the far north, Broken Hill’s mines and the rugged Kimberleys in Western Australia.

This diligent start at the helm of one of Australia’s…


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