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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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    AMA Queensland Foundation Charity Gala


    Date: Saturday 17 August Time: 7pm - 11pm Location: Boom Boom Room, 49 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane City Slip into your best cocktail style to celebrate the collective impact of our donors at our 2024 AMA Queensland Foundation Charity Gala. Join us at a...

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    AMA Queensland 2024 Tax Appeal


    Ahead of the end of financial year (EOFY), the AMA Queensland Foundation has launched its annual Tax Appeal. This year's appeal will raise funds to support current medical students who are experiencing financial hardship, allowing them to continue...

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    Dr Dilip Dhupelia re-elected as Foundation Chair


    Dr Dilip Dhupelia has been re-elected to serve his fourth term as Chair of the AMA Queensland Foundation. Since joining AMA Queensland as a member 41 years ago, Dr Dhupelia has been actively involved in supporting doctors, patients and communities, going...

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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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    Beddown's The Good Night Initiative


    Since we last met with the Beddown team at our Gala Night and following the AMA Queensland Foundation donation in December 2023, the team have been working hard to support people sleeping rough. At the start of 2024, Beddown recognised a range of emerging...

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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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    Homelessness - the hidden health crisis


    People experiencing long-term homelessness live an average of 47 years. The latest Census data shows more than 122,000 Australians don’t have a safe, dry, place to sleep. Almost a quarter of the homeless are aged 12-24. Here in Queensland,...

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    2023 charity partner Beddown


    We’re excited to partner with Beddown because we share a common purpose. Both support vulnerable people who are slipping through the cracks in Queensland’s social safety net. Both are focused on improving health outcomes for vulnerable...

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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...