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Mater wins climate champion award Mater wins climate champion award

Mater’s environmental program, Sustainability at Mater, has won a gold award for climate resiliency and a silver award for greenhouse gas reduction (energy) in the 2020 Health Care Climate Challenge Awards.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Tags: environmental sustainability, Sustainability, Sustainability at Mater

Behind the scenes: how Mater People deliver on our Mission Behind the scenes: how Mater People deliver on our Mission

Many people ask me how behind the scenes staff contribute to a Mission grounded in the provision of compassionate care. My response is always the same—the Mater Mission is visible everywhere.

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Tags: Dr John Gilmour, Mission, Sustainability

Sustainability at Mater—environmental sustainability in the healthcare sector Sustainability at Mater—environmental sustainability in the healthcare sector

As our priority at Mater will always be the delivery of exceptional care to patients, I am often asked ‘why focus on sustainability’?

I don’t believe the two are mutually exclusive, and in fact believe their guiding principles are intrinsically linked.

Friday, 18 March 2016

Tags: environmental sustainability, Sustainability

Mater Room Service wins international award Mater Room Service wins international award

The team at Mater Private Hospital Brisbane (MPHB) has been awarded the CBORD International Visionary Award for Room Service.

Friday, 6 November 2015

Tags: dietitian, Mater Private Hospital Brisbane, Mater Private Hospital Springfield, Sustainability

Mater takes out Lord Mayor’s Business Award Mater takes out Lord Mayor’s Business Award

Initiatives implemented by Mater Health Services to lessen its carbon footprint have been recognised with the Sustainability in Business category award at this year’s Brisbane Lord Mayor’s Business Awards. 

Monday, 13 October 2014

Tags: Awards, environmental sustainability, sustainability