March: CareFlight launches MediSim, a mobile simulation-based trauma training program designed to support clinicians and first responders in rural and remote communities.
March: The last patient is recruited into the Head Injury Retrieval Trial.
April: CareFlight purchases our first fixed wing aircraft, a B200 King Air turboprop plane.
June: The NT Government announces the award of a 10 year Top End Medical Retrieval Service contract to CareFlight.
July: CareFlight celebrates our 25th anniversary. We now conduct over 5,000 missions per year, flying from six bases to destinations around Australia and beyond.
October: CareFlight International Air Ambulance (CFIAA) is awarded the prestigious European Aeromedical Institute (EURAMI) Accreditation, Australia’s only provider to hold this.
November: Official launch of CareFlight MediSim, by Mayor of Orange City Council, Councillor John Davis.
December: The Northern Territory Health Minister formally opens the Northern Operations building.