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Through our network of seven hospitals, Mater Health Services provides care for some 500 000 patients each year.

This section of our website has been designed to help patients and visitors navigate around our campuses at South Brisbane and Redland, as well as provide up-to-date information about various procedures, visiting hours and campus amenities such as ATMs, car parking and retail outlets.

Mater’s South Brisbane campus—Mater Hill—is home to six individual hospital facilities as well as doctors’ consulting suites, pathology and pharmacy services, and the majority of Mater’s corporate services. Patients and visitors are encouraged to familiarise themselves with Mater Hill before their arrival.

Mater Private Hospital Redland is located in Weippen Street, Cleveland and provides a range of clinical services to support the local community including orthopaedics, general surgery and urology. Mater Private Hospital Redland is also home to Mater Mothers’ Private Redland which is the area’s only private maternity service.

Located nearby to Mater Private Hospital Redland are the Bayside Business Centre and Mater Medical Centre which house consulting suites for specialists and GPs, pathology services and Mater Pharmacy.

Mater Locations

Public Transport

Mater Hill BCC Busway station is situated in the middle of Mater Health Services South Brisbane campus. You can access the timetables for BCC buses on the TransLink website.

You can access information about services to Redland from the same website.

Visiting hours

Visitors are welcome at Mater hospitals during nominated visiting hours each day. Please read the below information for visiting hours of each hospital, as they may vary slightly across each facility.

Services

Mater has a wide range of clinical and non-clinical services available to patients. These services are provided across Mater's network of health centres and hospitals.

Mater Adult Hospital

Visiting hours for Mater Adult Hospital are 11 am to 1 pm, and 3 pm to 8 pm, seven days a week.

Rest period for Mater Adult Hospital occurs between 1 pm to 3 pm.

For information about obtaining an appointment with a specialist at Mater Adult Hospital please visit our patient referral Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.  

Mater Private Hospital Brisbane

Visiting hours for Mater Private Hospital Brisbane are 8 am to 8 pm, seven days a week.

Rest period for Mater Private Hospital Brisbane occurs between 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm

Mater Mothers’ Hospital

Visiting hours for Mater Mothers’ Hospital are 10 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 8 pm, seven days a week.

Rest period for Mater Mothers’ Hospital occurs between 1 pm to 3 pm.

Mater advises that visitors should only cuddle your baby with your permission, and must wash their hands before doing so. Family and friends with infectious illnesses, or who have been in recent contact with infectious illnesses are advised to avoid visiting patients whilst in hospital for health and safety reasons. Please ensure children visiting the hospital are supervised at all times.

Mater Mothers’ Private Hospital

Visiting hours for Mater Mothers’ Private Hospital are 10 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 8 pm, seven days a week.

Rest period for Mater Mothers’ Private Hospital occurs between 1 pm to 3 pm.

Mater Children’s Hospital and Mater Children’s Private Hospital

Visiting hours for Mater Children’s Hospital are 7 am to 7 pm, seven days a week.

Visiting hours for Mater Children’s Private Hospital are 7 am to 7 pm.

Mater Private Hospital Redland

Visiting hours for Mater Private Hospital Redland are 10 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 8 pm, seven days a week.

Rest period for Mater Private Hospital Redland occurs between 1 pm to 3 pm.

Mater Mothers’ Private Redland

Visiting hours for Mater Mothers’ Private Redland are 10 am to 8 pm and 3 pm to 8 pm, seven days a week.

Rest period for Mater Private Hospital Redland occurs between 1 pm to 3 pm.

Mater advises that visitors should only cuddle your baby with your permission, and must wash their hands before doing so. Family and friends with infectious illnesses, or who have been in recent contact with infectious illnesses are advised to avoid visiting patients whilst in hospital for health and safety reasons. Please ensure children visiting the hospital are supervised at all times.

General information on visiting Mater patients

Mater recommend patients limit the number of visitors they receive, to ensure the patient receives adequate rest. Visitors are also encouraged to telephone ahead to schedule a time with the patient out of courtesy.

Please note that patients participate in a rest period every day, and visitors are not permitted to visit the wards during this time—with the exception of partners or nominated support people. Please note that telephone calls are also diverted to staff during this time.