Supporting excellence in healthcare at the Mater Hospital Sydney

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Become a Friend

Our close-knit community of donors shares our vision of supporting world-class patient care, teaching and research at the Mater Hospital.

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I am a Friend

The generosity and support of our donors has brought the most current facilities, medical technology and programs to the Mater.

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For more information, please call The Friends of the Mater Foundation office on
(02) 9900 7398.

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The Poche Van Norton Nursery

The Foundation is proud to have raised $4.7 Million for the development of a new purpose-built, state-of-the-art Special Care Nursery. The nursery has been named in honour and recognition of Mr Greg Poche AO and Ms Kay Van Norton for their remarkable donation of $2 Million to the project.

Due to be completed in 2015, the nursery will occupy the entire top floor of a three level extension of the Mater Hospital and include a well baby nursery and a world’s best practice Special Care Nursery for 16 babies with special care needs.

The Foundation

The Foundation

The Foundation was established in 1999 to provide vital funding to support priority needs at the Mater Hospital.

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Our Board

Our Board

The Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors. The Directors give their time freely and contribute vital knowledge and experience to the overall governance and accountability of the Foundation.

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The Mater Hospital

The Mater Hospital

The Mater Hospital Sydney is an exceptional private hospital, renowned for its high quality patient care. It is a teaching and research facility of The University of Sydney and The University of Notre Dame Australia.

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Read our Annual Reports for a comprehensive report of the Foundation’s activities and financial performance.

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