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
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Redlands granny Debbie Andersen was working as a volunteer in the Mater Cancer Care Centre at South Brisbane when doctors diagnosed her with a rare form of breast cancer.
Less than 12 months ago Brookwater mum Maria Jenner was handed a ‘shock’ breast cancer diagnosis – and underwent 17 rounds of chemotherapy and a double mastectomy to ...
2023 was an outstanding year for Mater Research with $13.7 million in grant funding received and 424 publications recorded.
This year’s International Women’s Day Fun Run presented by Queensland X-Ray will be the biggest ever following unprecedented demand to join Brisbane’s Sea of Pink.
A team of researchers from Mater Research and The University of Queensland have asked the question: “Does the gut microbiome play a role in how people diagnosed with ...
In March, Mater and Queensland X-Ray will launch new breast scanning technology, combined with a new risk assessment tool that will save Queensland women’s lives by ...
By reviewing data spanning nearly five decades, a team of Mater Researchers led by Associate Professor Kym Rae has identified that many healthcare studies have failed ...
High school students across Springfield and Ipswich are launching their health careers by gaining nationally-recognised qualifications at the new Mater Health Hub ...
For our staff and volunteers, Mater is more than a place of work; it’s a place where we all can make a lasting impression on patients’ lives. Whether that’s providing a patient quality medical advice or offering them reassurance and comfort while they undergo treatment, Mater People are there for our patients and families in a myriad of ways.
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We are our Mission. Mater exists to respond to unmet community need; to provide compassionate care to those who need it most. We see this care—our Mission in action—every day. Sometimes, it’s uplifting. Sometimes, it’s heartbreaking. Sometimes, it’s humbling. It is genuine kindness, offered compassionately without expectation. It is who we are.
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