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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Queensland researchers have discovered that a mutation allows some E. coli bacteria to cause severe disease in people while other bacteria are harmless, a finding ...
For Mater Private Hospital Brisbane orthopaedic surgeon Nicola Ward, taking part in the Smiling for Smiddy Challenge cycling event is all about celebrating community.
A young mother is facing the fight of her life after a 5kg tumour the size of a soccer ball was removed from her ovaries during the birth of her son.
A first-time Lockyer Valley mum has told how her maternity photoshoot turned into a surprise marriage proposal just days before her premature baby boy was born at ...
Pregnant women trying to stay healthy for their babies are relying too heavily on multivitamins instead of good food in their second trimesters, according to a new ...
In a world where only 33.3 per cent of researchers are women, Mater Research is breaking barriers with 60 per cent of research groups led by women, and a total ...
Advances in minimally invasive surgery have enabled Mater Hospital Brisbane to launch a Queensland-first trial that will see gynaecological cancer patients discharged ...
When 24-year-old Tora Murphy fell ill in Colombia during her dream round-the-world trip, she thought she might have food poisoning or a parasitic infection.
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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