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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Lifesaving trip to Woolworths

Meet Daniel, the 2017 Woolworths Regional Wall Token Campaign Ambassador for Townsville, North Queensland. Daniel was complaining of a sore tooth in his lower jaw, thinking it was his wisdom tooth coming through. But his mum didn’t think this c
Published: 14th September 2017
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Professor Ajay Rane OAM

SIT down with James Cook University’s Professor Ajay Rane in his office for what is supposed to be a lighthearted chat about his brilliant career and straight away you find yourself ranging across subjects as diverse as toilet habits in Ind
Published: 8th May 2017
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Lions Club hits the target for Palliative Care Unit

When long standing Lions Club member, Col Hill, passed away last year his fellow Cleveland Bay members wanted to pay tribute to and thank the Palliative Care Unit that cared for their dear friend in his last moments. Not wanting to do the usual, they
Published: 6th February 2017
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Burgers helping to raise the dollars

Townsville Hospital Foundation supporters Grill'd have been hard at working making and selling burgers to raise funds that will help make a difference. During the month of November, THF was chosen to be apart of the "Local Matters" campaign which see
Published: 24th January 2017
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Townsville Airport helps to keep the sausages sizzling for the hospital volunteers

Townsville Hospital Foundation volunteers can continue to cater for the masses at The Townsville Hospital thanks to the gift of a new catering BBQ, eskies and cooking utensils from the Townsville Airport. The new equipment purchased via the Townsvill
Published: 25th November 2016
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Willows State School goes Bear Ear crazy!

If you had been anywhere near Willows State School during the month of October you may have noticed a lot of little bears running around the school grounds. Thanks to one very dedicated teacher and her Year 6 Senior Class, Willows State School manage
Published: 14th November 2016
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Woolworths Wall Token Campaign stays local!

A phenomenal  $28 494 was raised in just two weeks for Townsville Hospital Foundation(THF) to direct to the Children’s Ward at Townsville Hospital thanks to Woolworths first local ‘Hospital Wall Token’ promotion. THF was thrill
Published: 29th October 2015
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THF partners with the 1RAR

The Townsville Hospital Foundation is joining forces with the Australian Defence Force 1RAR unit to help support fundraising efforts to redevelop The Townsville Hospital’s Children’s Ward.  Townsville Hospital Foundation fundraising
Published: 29th October 2015
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DUO Magazine partners with Townsville Hospital Foundation

DUO set to spread the Foundation word. DUO Magazine is delighted to support the Townsville Hospital Foundation and their biggest project to date, the essential redevelopment of the current Children's Ward at the Townsville Hospital.   We believe
Published: 18th January 2014
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