Mater Hospital, c1930

Mater Hospital, c1930. Established by the Sisters of Mercy, the Mater Private hospital at South Brisbane was officially opened by the Queensland governor Sir William MacGregor on the 14 August 1910. Blessed by Cardinal Moran, the main building commanded a hilltop around which the hospital expanded. The Mater Public hospital was the second facility established at the site in 1911. In 1925, the archbishop of Brisbane, James Duhig, laid the foundation stone for the Mater chapel and convent. In July 1931, the Mater Children’s Hospital was opened and immediately started treating patients. Collection of the Queensland State Archives

Original scale: 
40 feet to an inch
State Government Insurance Office
Publication place: 
Date captured: 
3 May 2011
Date created: 
3 May 2011
Date issued: 
1 January 1927
Collection of the Queensland State Archives
South Brisbane, QLD
27° 28' 29.1" S, 153° 1' 0.9732" E