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Mater’s award-winning Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Liaison team is leading Mater teams right across Queensland in working together to close the gap in health...

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Mater Mothers is taking the first steps to bridge health divide

Nestled in the back streets of Salisbury is the Mums and Bubs Hub, a friendly and welcoming space for  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families birthing at


NAIDOC Week celebrations

Women’s Health Week is a nation-wide campaign of events centred on improving women's health, this week we will hear from female clinicians at Mater speaking about...

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Improving health outcomes for Indigenous women

The exhibition celebrates the journey of pregnancy and parenting through the creation of painted pregnant belly, hands and feet casts and are part of a project called ...

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Making Memories: An exhibition celebrating NAIDOC Week

A birthing program established by Mater and two other health organisations in South East Queensland, has almost halved the risk of preterm birth rates for Aboriginal and Torres...

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Mater helps to lower risk of preterm births for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families

Evaluation of Birthing in Our Community has shown significant reductions in preterm birth, caesarean sections, and low birth weight infants and babies being admitted to the...

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Closing the gap: Birthing in our Community

Over the past 20 years they have helped many families in their time of need, including Gladstone mum Jemma Davey.

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Mater's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Liaison Service is helping mums in need

Mater launched Birthing in our Community – a new health care program which aims to ‘close the gap’ in maternal and infant health outcomes in the Aboriginal...

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Birthing in our Community launched at Mater

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For urgent assessment at any stage of your pregnancy, please present to your nearest emergency centre or Mater Mothers’ 24/7 Pregnancy Assessment Centre in South Brisbane.

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