Latest News

Just as we like to hear from you, we also want to share our big news with you—our Mater mums. On this page you'll find a collection of updates from around our hospitals including information on new services and research trials, as well as stories from some of our Mater little miracles and, of course, our exceptional staff.

Growing up in regional Queensland, Jonathon Heeley was better known as the ‘Coke can kid’.   When he has born 12 weeks...

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27
Jun

Australia’s ‘Coke can kid’ celebrates 30 years of life

Queensland Maroons star Reuben Cotter and his partner Mackenzie Falco have welcomed the arrival of their little ray of sunshine, Sunny.

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14
Jun

Baby joy a memorable moment for Queensland Maroons star

Life-changing treatment has helped transform the life of Brisbane schoolboy Elliot Baker, enabling him to play football like other children his age.

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13
Jun

Life-changing treatment puts a spring in Elliot’s step

The survival of their baby against all odds prompted new parents Alana and Angus Robb to bring forward their wedding and tie the knot in a special ceremony next to their little...

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06
Jun

Music sets tone for miracle baby’s survival

A record number of babies were born at Mater Private Hospital Mackay last month, with 50 newborns welcomed into the world at the North Mackay maternity service.

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03
Jun

Mater Mackay baby boom breaks monthly record

Brisbane Lions partners Emma MacNeill and Emilie Morival-Gaier have taken a mark and kicked a goal their leading men will never be able to beat.

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02
Jun

Brisbane Lions families make a play for life

New research funding will pave the way for early identification of babies at risk of stillbirth, brain damage and cerebral palsy from oxygen deprivation during late pregnancy...

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25
May

Research funding to help save babies’ lives

Mater Mothers’ Private Brisbane has reached a new milestone after welcoming its 2000th family to Mater Moments at the Emporium Hotel South Bank.

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20
May

2000th mum enjoys Mater care at luxury hotel

Brisbane grandmother Gwendoline Grant has clocked up 15,000 hours cuddling and caring for sick and premature babies at Mater Mothers’ Hospital.

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20
May

15,000 reasons to smile for Mater volunteer Gwen

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Mater Babies
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6171
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