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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

January 2024 Edition

November 2023 Edition

October 2023 Edition

June 2023 Edition

February 2023 Edition

January 2023 Edition

December 2022 Edition

November 2022 Edition

In November we launched our 2023 Christmas appeal 'give the gift of education', with the target of raising  $20,000 to be able to create two additional $10,000 scholarships. This month we announced applications are now open for 2023 AMA Queensland Foundation Medical Student Scholarships. We also ask on behalf of The VacSeen Project, Brisbane-based GP if they want to make a difference and work alongside a passionate medical students in a GP-led team.

October 2022 Edition

In October we announced the the money raised for the Foundation at the Women in Medicine Breakfast. Bequests and a pamper-pack raffle were available for purchase at the event and all proceeds went directly towards the Foundation, raising a total of $3,730. We also welcomed our new AMA Queensland Foundation director, Anna Jones and announced the launch of the Medical Student Scholarships for 2023.

September 2022 Edition

In September announced how the Foundation's EOFY tax appeal for Youngcare directly impacted the lives of 12 people and their families. This month we also encouraged everyone to buy their Play for Purpose raffle tickets as the raffle is closing at the end of the month.

August 2022 Edition

In August we announced the Foundation raised a total of $70,583 in the EOFY tax appeal to support their At Home Care Grants and Home Support Grants. In this edition you'll learn about one of our funding recipients, the VacSeen Project, and you'll meet our Executive Director, Dr Brett Dale.

July 2022 Edition

In July we congratulated long-serving former AMA Queensland Foundation director and President Dr Steve Hambleton who was recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours. We shared how the Foundation Flood Grant made an impact on Queensland families, including a story from Flood Grant recipient Mahnaz Abbasi. This month we also recognised our Foundation Board Director, Prof Chris Perry OAM.

June 2022 Edition

In June we joined The VacSeen Project on ABC Radio's Morning Show to chat about the Foundation $10,000 donation and how it has helped the organisation. We also launched our EOFY Tax Appeal where we hope to raise $25,000 to support Youngcare's At Home Care and Home Support Grants. See how your donation has helped a family who was impacted by the floods and received our flood grant. 

May 2022 Edition

In May wrapped up our Flood Assistance Grants and Fundraiser initiative where we helped 25 patients, two medical practices and one doctor in training get back up on their feet. We also shared more information about the Foundation Charity Event including some of the main silent auction and raffle prizes. 

April 2022 Edition

In April we launched our flood assistance grants and flood fundraiser to support flood-affected Queenslanders. We had an overwhelming response and received more than 30 applications for the Medical Student Scholarships. This month we also released our 2021 Annual Report and welcomed our new AMA Queensland Foundation Director, Melanie Mayne-Wilson.