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November 5, 1932

AUSTRALIA

JAMA. 1932;99(19):1617-1618. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740710061027

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Abstract

The Aerial Medical Service  The Aerial Medical Service for northern and central Australia has done all that the promoters, the Australian Inland Mission, had expected and is now recognized as an essential service by the people. The wings of Victory, the mission's airplane, have made isolated home life possible where it never was before.This service, opened in May, 1928, won from the outset enthusiastic support. In May, 1929, the superintendent of the Australian Inland Mission reported on the work to the first International Health Aviation Conference, which met in Paris, and there he compared notes with delegates from America, Europe and Asia.The first difficulty to overcome was that of communication, and the foundations of such service were laid after experiments with a wireless outpost system had been carried out. Established at a cost of £5,000, this organization has its base at Cloncurry in North West Queensland. The outposts

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