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Flying Doctor 90th Birthday Celebration


Cloncurry Shire Council are excited to be hosting the Flying Doctor 90th Birthday Celebrations in Cloncurry on Wednesday 16 - Sunday 20 May 2018.

We would like to thank and acknowledge our wonderful sponsors;

  • Glencore – Ernest Henry Mining,
  • MMG Dugald River,
  • Friends of John Flynn Place,
  • AA Co,
  • Telstra,
  • AECOM,
  • Brodie & Co
  • Cloncurry Mustering

Flying Doctor 90th Birthday Tribute Dinner

John Flynn Place Museum & Art Gallery and Cloncurry Shire Hall,
Wednesday 16 May 2018, 6.00pm

A guided tour and pre-dinner drinks will greet guests on arrival at John Flynn Place Museum and Art Gallery, before making their way to a 2-course Dinner at the Community Precinct.

Limited tickets will be available for public to purchase for this event and will go on sale on eventbrite.com.au.

Community Breakfast - Free Event

Cloncurry Airport, Thursday 17 May 2018, 7.00am

Everyone is invited to come along to Cloncurry Airport for a free Community Breakfast and to watch the reenactment of the first Flying Doctor Flight from Cloncurry to rescue a stockman in Julia Creek.

Public are invited to see some of the planes from the AAAA Pilgrimage Trek up close.

See the poster for the Community Breakfast here.

Guided Tours of John Flynn Place Museum & Art Gallery

Thursday 17 May – Sunday 20 May 2018

Adults $11.50 / Concession $9.50

Guided Tours will be conducted daily with the addition of a tour guide from RFDS Broken Hill and the Friends of John Flynn Place to provide extra insight. The entries in the School Children’s Art Competition will also be on display.

Thursday 17 May: 10am & 2pm
Friday 18 May: 10am & 1.30pm
Saturday 19 May: 10.30am & 1.30pm

A special Town Tour will be conducted on Sunday 20 May 2018, phone Gail on 4742 1361

Click here to view Tours Poster.

Flying Doctor Tribute Concert – Featuring Halfway & Bulldust

Recreation Grounds, Friday 18 May 2018, Gates open 5.30pm

All the community are invited to attend a Flying Doctor Tribute Concert featuring Halfway & Bulldust. This event will be entry by gold coin donation to raise funds for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

See the Event Poster here.

Movie Night – Paper Planes

John Flynn Place Museum and Art Gallery, Saturday 19 May 2018, 6.30pm

Come along and enjoy great family movie Paper Planes under the stars in the Allan Vickers courtyard at John Flynn Place Museum and Art Gallery.

This is a free event.  Drinks and movie snacks will be available for purchase.

Click here for Movie Night Poster.

Ecumenical Church Service

John Flynn Place Museum and Art Gallery, Sunday 20 May 2018, 9.30am

A Church service for all religious members will be held in the Allan Vickers courtyard of John Flynn Place Museum and Art Gallery.