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    Back on the horse, Dr Q Magazine


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    Christmas Appeal 2013 - We got the 'Troopie'!


    A huge and heartfelt thank you from AMAQ Foundation and AMA Queensland member, Dr Lara Wieland to everyone who generously gave to our 2013 Christmas Appeal. You raised an incredible $44,041! This exceeded our ambitious target of $40,000, with the...

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    Doctors keep wheels of bus rolling, Doctor Q Magazine


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    Dr Lara Wieland and the kids of Kowanyama, Dr Q Magazine


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    Dr Michael Harrison, Dr Q Magazine


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    Dreams are made of this, Doctor Q Magazine


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    Duke Trust makes wishes come true


    Chrismas came early at Royal Children's Hospital when AMA Queensland Foundation, in partnership with the Stan and Maureen Duke Trust, presented much-needed equipment to its rehabilitation unit. Dr Susan King, a daughter of the Trust's founders, was on...

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    EOFY tax appeal sets new record


    Thank you to everyone who supported the Foundation in setting a new record, raising more than $36,000 in our recent end-of-financial-year tax appeal. The much-needed funds will go directly towards the AMA Queensland Foundation’s medical student...

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    Foundation Relaunched, Dr Q Magazine


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    Foundationís Official Relaunch


    Over 50 donors attended the recent AMA Queensland Foundation’s Thank you to Donors event at Macquarie Bank’s luxurious Queen Street offices. During the delightful evening, the AMA Queensland Foundation was officially relaunched and the new...

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    Keys to Freedom


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    Kids of Kowanyama camp in style thanks to Queensland X-Ray


    We are extremely grateful for the long-term, continued support of Queensland X-Ray again this past year. Long-time AMA Queensland member and doctor doing good, Dr Lara Wieland, was the very appreciative beneficiary of their $5,000 donation, which funded...

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    Making education possible in India


    In early 2012, AMA Queensland Foundation and exclusive Brisbane girls' private school St Rita's College partnered an offshore project to improve the education and health of young Indian children: we bought a bus to transport 70 village children daily to...

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    Meet Preston Cardelli


    Meet Preston Cardelli: medical student, loving son, and proud recipient of an AMA Queensland Foundation medical bursary. As part of his Community Health Rotation Preston helped at Urandangi State School, which has less than 50 students and...

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    Red Hill Special School gets its mini-bus


    The kindheartedness of doctors has brought smiles back to students of Red Hill Special School who faced a year of campus-based classes when the school bus was rendered unroadworthy at the end of the 2102 school year. AMA Queensland Foundation and...

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    Red Hill Special School's Bus goes Wild!


    L- R Hannah, Adania & James; back row: teacher, Caya, nurse, Claire and student teacher, Laura For James it was getting up close to a possum and for Hannah it was stroking a snake. Adania couldn’t help but giggle when she hugged a koala and she...

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    Thank you TressCox Lawyers!


    The AMA Queensland Foundation would like to extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to TressCox Lawyers for their invaluable support and recent pro bono work on the Foundation’s governance and structure. Their commitment to corporate social responsibility and...

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    Tropics Textbook Goes Global


    Above: Students in Vanuatu receive the first textbook that they are allowed to take home to study. Dr Chris Schull’s book Common Medical Problems in the Tropics has been distributed to doctors, nurses and health workers in developing countries...

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    Tropics textbook goes global, Dr Q Magazine