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State Award for Brisbane Mater Health Services

Recipients of the 2006 Queensland Greats Award were announced by Premier Peter Beattie during a special ceremony on Tuesday May 30, 2006. For the first year since the awards began in 2001, the Premier named an iconic Queensland institution as a Queensland Great – Mater Misericordiae Health Services.

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Mercies Honoured

On Friday June 2, 2006 Sister M de Lourdes Jarrett RSM received the Australian Medical Association (AMA) Queensland Award of Distinction. The presentation of the AMA Queensland Award of Distinction occurs each year at the Presidential Inauguration and Annual AMA Queensland Awards night and is awarded to non-medical members of the community who have demonstrated service to health in the community.

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Congratulations Kath Burke RSM

Brisbane Mercy Sister Kath Burke was recently awarded the Australian Catholic University’s highest honour, Doctor of the University (honoris causa). This honour was bestowed upon Kath in recognition of her never-waning commitment in her various roles as Sister, teacher, lecturer, advocate and member of various groups.

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Mass marks Mater’s centenary of health care

Hundreds of people gathered in St Stephen’s Cathedral, Brisbane, on May 10 to celebrate the Mater Hospital’s centenary of health care in the city. Brisbane Archbishop John Bathersby and Mater chaplains, Franciscan Father Cassian Double and Father John Barlow, concelebrated the Mass.

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