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By Max Griffiths

previous to global struggle 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 perhaps aid. The white population of imperative Australia have been few, and have been hardly ever if ever visited via priests, 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 below the banner of his Australian Inland undertaking he finally was once helped by way of vacationing padres who held spiritual providers the place or 3 humans and a baby 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 the following within the overdue Nineteen Twenties that the world’s first flying medical professional carrier was once based - made attainable by means of Flynn’s supporters; a tender and committed Melbourne surgeon named George Simpson; Alfred Traegar of Adelaide who devised a pedal instant that associated outback homesteads and camps with the far off pilot and physician; and the engineers who controlled to slot a stretcher contained in the cramped cabin of the tiny Qantas airplane of that period. this is often their outstanding tale advised for the 1st time in all its element and with the knowledge of an insider.

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