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By Max Griffiths

previous to international battle I whilst the Australian outback suffered with the decline of its goldmines and the difficult instances on its pastoral runs, a tender Victorian arrived to determine how he may possibly support. The white population of crucial Australia have been few, and have been infrequently if ever visited through monks, medical professionals or nurses. It used to be the Reverend John Flynn, a tender Presbyterian clergyman from Victoria, who got down to ease the loneliness of many outback humans. operating less than the banner of his Australian Inland venture he ultimately was once helped via traveling padres who held spiritual companies the place or 3 humans and a toddler or have been accumulated jointly, and through the younger nurses who opened makeshift hospitals faraway from the doctor’s surgical procedure. It used to be right here within the overdue Nineteen Twenties that the world’s first flying health professional provider was once based - made attainable by means of Flynn’s supporters; a tender and devoted Melbourne health practitioner named George Simpson; Alfred Traegar of Adelaide who devised a pedal instant that associated outback homesteads and camps with the far off pilot and general practitioner; and the engineers who controlled to slot a stretcher contained in the cramped cabin of the tiny Qantas plane of that period. this is often their notable tale advised for the 1st time in all its element and with the knowledge of an insider.

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