Imagine living hundreds of kilometres from the nearest hospital or doctor. Now imagine someone in your family is sick or injured. How would you get life-saving medical help in a hurry? In the early 20th century, Reverend John Flynn saw the potential for aeroplanes to bring urgent medical care to the outback. He campaigned for more than ten years to make his big idea a reality. That big idea became the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
This book is part of the Meet… series of historical picture books.
From Ned Kelly to Nellie Melba; Captain Cook to Sidney Nolan, the Meet… series of picture books tells the exciting stories of the men and women who have shaped Australia’s history.
Meet… the Flying Doctors
Published by Random House Australia in October 2016.