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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National Volunteer Week is the annual celebration acknowledging the generous contributions of our nation’s volunteers and runs from Monday 18 May to Sunday 24 May ...
As one of the few labs in Queensland conducting COVID-19 testing for the state, Mater’s Cellular Molecular Diagnostics (CMD) team have been undertaking a momentous ...
Today, on May 12 2020, we celebrate International Nurses Day. It is also a monumental year for Mater Education, as we celebrate ten years of our Diploma of Nursing ...
International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every 12 May with the World Health Organisation naming 2020 the Year of the Nurse and Midwife to mark the ...
Born and bred Townsville mum of three, Alison, has always wanted to be a nurse; but after entering the workforce and having children, the timing never seemed right.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has undoubtedly changed so many aspects of life, and for women around the world faced with having a baby amidst COVID-19, the ...
This month we invite you to show your appreciation for Mater’s nurses and midwives in recognition of the dedication and care they provide every day.
Phil, who served in the Australian Defence Force, shares his experience as a student of Mater Education's first Diploma of Nursing intake in Townsville.
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. View 2018/19 Mater Annual Review
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At Mater, we value effective communication—with staff, patients and the community. To keep up to date with news at Mater, you can review the latest news updates on this page or you can follow us or join the conversation on our social media channels.
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