Our Current Appeal

16-year-old Izzy doesn’t remember much about the day she nearly died, only that it was a great day for boating with friends. Without CareFlight, there’s a very good chance her family would be facing the terrible grief of Christmas without their precious daughter. Your gift today means more people like Izzy will get the care needed to make it home to their families.

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COVID-19 safety update in local languages

Multiple language videos explaining how CareFlight crews are taking extra precautions to keep your community in the Top End safe.

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CareFlight provides advanced aeromedical services and training across Australia.

Our doctors and nurses travel in helicopters, turbo-prop aeroplanes, jets and road vehicles to reach and treat patients wherever they are.

CareFlight nurse treating an indigenous patient while transferring in turbo prop plane

Your support will save Australian lives

Caring for over 8,800 Australians a year

In the past year, we flew around 11,000 hours in our helicopters, turbo-prop planes and jets to deliver the best medical care to our patients.

3199

patients treated and transported by our Top End Medical Retrieval Service

4273

patients transferred for vital medical care by our patient transport services

6500

6,500 emergency first responders trained nationally since 2011 and counting​

384

critical care patient rescue missions flown by our Emergency Medical Helicopters

Read our news and stories

  • Staff stories

Congratulations Dr Ruth!

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Taking action through employment

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  • Innovation, research and technology
  • News

CareFlight’s new world-class helicopter unveiled at Sydney Opera House

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  • Staff stories

The Story of Australia

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  • Innovation, research and technology
  • News

CareFlight announces partnership with electric aircraft pioneers AMSL Aero

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  • Staff stories

Reconciliation: in this together

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  • Staff stories

Reconciliation: in this together

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  • Patient stories

Simon’s Story

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  • Patient stories

Going the extra mile with Zach

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  • Patient stories

Jason and Kia’s Story

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  • Patient stories

Lily’s amazing revival

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  • Innovation, research and technology

Shedding light on the injured brain: Phantom study

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  • Patient stories

Ryan’s Story

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