We are an iconic provider of hospital-based healthcare, striving to deliver an exceptional standard of care
We comprise several hospitals, health centres, a nationally accredited education provider and a world-class research institute
We are a nationally accredited, hospital-based Registered Training Organisation - the only one of its kind in Queensland
We are part of a collaborative research institute with The University of Queensland and founding partner of the Translational Research Institute
A Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland, Gerard’s association with the health and aged care ministries of the Sisters of Mercy commenced with his appointment to the General Administrative Committee of the Rockhampton Mater in 1991. He was later appointed to the then Health Services Board of the Rockhampton Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy in 1994 and he served as Chairman of that Board for 5 years from 1995 to 2000. When Mercy Health and Aged Care Central Queensland Limited (MH&ACCQL) was incorporated as a separate entity in 2001, Gerard continued as a Director on the MH&ACCQL Board and has remained on that Board through until the present time.
Gerard has been the Chair of the Central Queensland Board Executive Remuneration Committee and has served on that Board's Audit and Compliance Committee and Foundation Committee.
Gerard has been with Rees R & Sydney Jones Solicitors, Rockhampton all of his working life and until January 2020 had been a partner of that Firm for over 36 years. He is currently a Consultant with the Firm. Gerard is highly respected in both the legal and wider community.