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By Max Griffiths

ISBN-10: 1921719583

ISBN-13: 9781921719585

prior to global conflict I while the Australian outback suffered with the decline of its goldmines and the challenging occasions on its pastoral runs, a tender Victorian arrived to work out how he may possibly support. The white population of relevant Australia have been few, and have been hardly if ever visited via priests, medical professionals or nurses. It was once the Reverend John Flynn, a tender Presbyterian clergyman from Victoria, who got down to ease the loneliness of many outback humans. operating below the banner of his Australian Inland project he finally used to be helped through vacationing padres who held spiritual prone the place or 3 humans and a baby or have been accrued jointly, and by way of the younger nurses who opened makeshift hospitals faraway from the doctor’s surgical procedure. It was once the following within the past due Twenties that the world’s first flying health care provider carrier was once based - made attainable by way of Flynn’s supporters; a tender and devoted Melbourne general practitioner named George Simpson; Alfred Traegar of Adelaide who devised a pedal instant that associated outback homesteads and camps with the remote pilot and health care professional; and the engineers who controlled to slot a stretcher contained in the cramped cabin of the tiny Qantas plane of that period. this can be their outstanding tale instructed for the 1st time in all its aspect and with the certainty of an insider.

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