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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“It’s more like a calling. Great nurses are born.”
A unique group of Mater Mother’s Hospital staff has stood in as mothers, grandmothers, friends and confidantes to maternity patients experiencing complications while ...
Today is International Day of the Midwife – a day when Mater recognises the extraordinary work and commitment of our hundreds of midwives.
Helping babies enter the world was the primary reason midwives and Mater Researchers Suzanne Bates, Claire Went, Judy Macey and Alison Bolton went into healthcare.
Today is International Midwives’ Day – a day when Mater recognises the extraordinary work and commitment of our hundreds of midwives.
Townsville midwife Rebekah Forrest has seen and done most things when it comes to welcoming babies into the world.
Sick and premature babies at Mater Mothers’ Hospital have been enjoying some quiet time thanks to a reading corner set up within the hospital’s Neonatal Critical Care ...
Medical resuscitation is vital for protecting life and the practices and standards are always improving and evolving, according to Neonatal Research Leader and Mother ...
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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