MAF is a not-for-profit team of aviation professionals providing air transport in places of deepest human need - remote places where flying is not a luxury, but a lifeline. For over 60 years, MAF has flown over jungles, mountains, swamps and deserts to bring thousands of men, women and children medical care, emergency relief, long-term development and Christian hope.
NEWS | 27 March, 2015 Story Angela Harding It was 8.30am on Sunday the 22nd of March. Pilot Jonathan Lowe was getting ready for church when he received the call. Maria, a 39 year old local woman from Suai, who was in the late stages of pregnancy, was having complications and the Ministry of Health needed MAF to transport her to Dili hospital urgently. Jonathan responded immediately. He changed into his pilot’s uniform, left his wife Angela and the children to go on to church alone, and headed for the… Read more
NEWS | 24 March, 2015 We don’t hear it on Australian news, so we’ll put it here in this news. South Sudan is in an overwhelming crisis. The stats are hard to grasp… 1.95 million people displaced, 235,000 children severely malnourished, 6.4 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. The sheer scale of the human tragedy is unimaginable. We need to remember that these are real people, not statistics. People like Simon. Watch Simon’s story, it’s incredible. Partner with MAF to… Read more
NEWS | 20 March, 2015 A chance for the entire MAF Family to share in fellowship over lunch. Games for the kids and kids at heart will be provided for in this delightful picnic setting overlooking Lake Belvedere. BYO picnic lunch, drinks and picnic blanket. BBQs available. Hill Pavillion, Bicentennial Park, Syd Olympic Park. 11am - 3pm Read more
NEWS | 25 February, 2015 by Peter Higham More than one week ago, Arnhem Land was put on high alert due to a slow moving cyclone. By Tuesday the 17th, MAF had begun evacuating their remote base staff (Milingimbi, Galiwinku, Lake Evella and Ramingining) as well as securing staff, planes and houses in Nhulunbuy/Yirrkala. The cyclone intensified further and turned into a Category 4 cyclone which was still rumbling towards Gove Nhulunbuy/Yirrkala (MAF’s main location for staff/planes etc). By Wednesday operations… Read more
700th Medevac in Timor-Leste
Reaching those facing crisis in South Sudan
MAF Family Picnic Day
Cyclone Lam Update: 25 February
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