Mission Statement

To facilitate the ongoing development and operation of a world class aerial search and rescue service with full aeromedical and counter disaster capabilities in the Central Queensland region.

The RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service Ltd. (CHRS) is a Community based, non-profit, registered charity and Registered Public Company. The Service operates a dedicated aeromedical and search and rescue service in the Central Queensland region.

The Service was incorporated in December 1995 and started operations on 26 January 1996.

All rescue services are provided free of charge. The Service operates 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

The RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service operates under a five year rolling service agreement with the Queensland Government. The service agreement is administered by Queensland Health.