Latest News

With so many amazing stories to tell, Townsville Hospital Foundation is frequently in the news - here is a list of the media releases so you can see what we’ve been up to.

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End of an era for Townsville Hospital Foundation

After almost six years on the board including two-and-a-half at the helm, Townsville Hospital Foundation Chair Associate Professor Anthony Leicht will be stepping down at the end of this month, leaving a legacy of growth for the charity. Acting Chair
Published: 6th May 2020
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Dancers make a difference for sick kids

A group of local dancers have made a difference for sick kids at Townsville University Hospital by fundraising for a PlayStation with virtual reality capabilityTownsville Dance On hosts rock’n’roll classes at the Jubilee Bowls Club and s
Published: 17th December 2019
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Emergency Services supporting Townsville Hospital Foundation

Representatives from Queensland Police, Fire and Ambulance services visited Townsville Hospital to present proceeds of a fundraiser held for the Townsville Hospital Foundation.The 6th annual Guns and Hoses event was hosted by the Northern Community
Published: 16th December 2019
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Glencore partnership gives life changing advances to NQ

The Townsville Hospital Foundation is thrilled to announce their successful partnership with Glencore’s Community Investment Program. Earlier in 2018, the Townsville Hospital Foundation applied for sponsorship funding through Glencore’s C
Published: 23rd August 2018
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QCCU Sponsors in a Major Way!

When Townsville Hospital Foundation’s General Manager, Judy Higgins-Olsen, approached Queensland Country Credit Union to sponsor the Foundation’s annual signature dinner, it certainly didn’t take them long to respond with a resoundi
Published: 3rd August 2018
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Book Fair makes a comeback!

The Townsville Hospital Foundation Book Fair is back with a vengeance and set to become an annual fundraiser for our 100% local North Queensland Charity. Over the weekend of the 14th and 15th July, thousands of local community members visited the Boo
Published: 2nd August 2018
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Neverfail making a splash at Move It

Neverfail Spring Water is a brand known extensively when you’re looking to quench your thirst. And Neverfail will be doing just that at Townsville Hospital Foundation’s newest event – Move It Festival! Having been another long-term
Published: 9th April 2018
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Lendlease - In it for the Long Run!

Drumroll please… The Townsville Hospital Foundation is thrilled to announce 2018’s Move It Festival Major Sponsor – Lendlease! Long-term supporters of the Townsville Hospital Foundation, Lendlease were quick to engage in discussio
Published: 3rd April 2018
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JCU taking the lead with 5km Run Sponsorship

    James Cook University is well known for its support of local health services in North Queensland, especially when it comes to working with the Townsville Hospital and Health Service. This support has now extended to the health services
Published: 21st March 2018
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Sweet Sponsorship for 5km Family Walk & Roll

The Townsville Hospital Foundation is delighted to announce Wilmar Sugar as the first Race Sponsor for Move It Festival 2018. Wilmar Sugar are the official Race Sponsor for the 5km Family Walk/Roll for this 29th April charity event. Wilmar Sugar, wi
Published: 6th March 2018
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