The Bush Missionary : John Flynn single work   biography  
Issue Details: First known date: 1940-1954... 1940-1954 The Bush Missionary : John Flynn
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John Flynn was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1911. In 1912 he was appointed superintendent of field-work for the Inland Mission. In this role he worked tirelessly to improve the medical care of people living isolated in inland Australia. Flynn established the Royal Flying Doctor service and encouraged research in communications, which resulted in the invention of a pedal transceiver, a small bush radio that outback families could use to call for medical aid.

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    y National Portraits Vance Palmer , Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 1940 Z1375812 1940 selected work biography Carlton : Melbourne University Press , 1954 pg. 214-220
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  • 1911-1951
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