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    Foundation Newsletters


    Welcome to the Foundation Newsletter. See our latest news each month including fundraising campaigns, events, and how your donations are making a difference. May 2024 Edition View May Newsletter January 2024 Edition View January Newsletter November 2023...

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    Three Queensland medical students win scholarships


    AMA Queensland Foundation has awarded three medical students with scholarships to assist them to complete their medical studies and achieve their ambition to become doctors and serve the Queensland community. Wylie Leeson, 26, Taylor Edgley, 27 and...

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    Ladybird Care's Peer Mentoring Program


    Ladybird Care Foundation provides a peer mentor program to newly bereaved parents throughout Australia. This concept sees a bereaved parent of at least 2 years, trained and connected to a newly bereaved parent for the purpose of providing empathetic...

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    Play For Purpose Foundation Raffle


    Win a $250K First Prize Pack Closes 8pm (AEST) Thu 13 Jun 2024 Drawn 9am (AEST) Fri 14 Jun 2024 Golden sunsets, golden memories and more await if you win the $250K First Prize Pack! Discover the freedom of the open road with your new, fully decked-out...

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    AMA Queensland Foundation Christmas Appeal


    This Christmas the AMA Queensland Foundation is giving the gift of education to support an additional two disadvantaged medical students in 2024. Your generous donation towards our goal of $30,000 will help foster the future of Queensland medicine and...

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    Foundation donors support people experiencing homelessness


    AMA Queensland Foundation Chair, Dr Dilip Dhupelia, was overjoyed to hand over a cheque to the value of $173,780 to Beddown, a charity that supports Queenslanders experiencing homelessness. The AMA Queensland Foundation brings together medical colleagues,...

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    Four GP Registrars awarded Bursaries


    Four GP Registrars will receive financial assistance for training and research under the first bursaries to honour the legacy of General Practice Training Queensland (GPTQ). Following the transfer of GP training back to the Royal Australian College of...

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    2023 October update


    I hope you can all join us for the Foundation’s Charity Gala in November. It will be wonderful evening to get together and celebrate all that the Foundation has been able to achieve this year with your support. The gala will be at the iconic Customs...

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    Bursaries available for GP research, training


    MEDIA RELEASE 10 October 2023 Bursaries available for GP research, training GPs and GP Registrars across Queensland are invited to apply for $20,000 research and training bursaries to honour the legacy of General Practice Training Queensland (GPTQ). GPTQ...

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    Fundraising with Entertainment


    AMA Queensland's Foundation Fundraising with Entertainment Your purchase of an Entertainment Membership contributes to our fundraising. Help us achieve our goal by sharing this link with your Friends and Family. Thanks for your support! ‍Support...

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    Foundation helps students with life-changing scholarships


    Since 2004, the Foundation has provided more than $475,000 in financial assistance to 28 medical students experiencing financial hardship in Queensland. This year three James Cook University medical students were awarded scholarships of $10,000: Julie...

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    Three JCU students awarded scholarships


    Three James Cook University medical students will receive financial help from the AMA Queensland Foundation to assist in continuing their medical studies. Ryan Luck, 21 and Julie George, 22, have been awarded AMA Queensland Foundation Medical Student...

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    Tax time the perfect time to tackle health impacts of homelessness


    Queenslanders are being urged to spend their end-of-financial-year (EOFY) charity donations improving health outcomes for their most vulnerable neighbours. Today AMA Queensland Foundation launched its EOFY Tax Appeal to bring healthcare to Queenslanders...