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.

Late gestation research into adverse pregnancy outcomes gained funding to begin research using machine learning techniques.  

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19
Feb

Betty McGrath Grant will help mothers’ and babies’ health

For Jessica and Andrew, there is no hospital they trust more than Mater Mothers’ Private Brisbane to welcome their babies into the world. 

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18
Feb

Mater Moments at Emporium welcomes 1000th family

Families across Australia may soon be able to breathe a little easier with a group of some of the country’s leading researchers and clinicians banding together to find a...

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16
Feb

Mater Research hunts to find lifesaving cure for deadly respiratory virus in babies

Calling all crafty folk in South Brisbane!  

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10
Feb

Calling all the crafty folk!

From humble beginnings when it opened back in 1960, through to being known as one of Australia’s largest maternity services in Australia today, much has changed over the...

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03
Feb

Celebrating 60 years since our first Mater baby

After a slow start to life being born at just 24 weeks into neonatal critical care nearly five years ago, young Piper is speeding through life with nothing stopping her running...

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27
Jan

Little Piper finally prepping for first day of school

Read the latest information on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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21
Jan

Mater COVID-19 update

Meet our team who are dedicated to training and prepparing Mater Mothers’ team members for any medical emergency that may arise during a pregnancy, childbirth and...

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18
Jan

Simulation training ensures highest standard of emergency care

Last year Mater celebrated a significant new record, with one in five Queensland babies now born at a Mater Mothers’ Hospital.  

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15
Jan

What were our top baby names of 2020?

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Mater Babies
This Year
8597
This Month
1298
= eight + three

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