The Mater

General Information

Visiting Hours

General Wards

  • 10.30am to 8.00pm daily
  • Rest period: 1.00pm to 3.00pm daily (no visitors)

Maternity Wards

  • 3.00pm to 4.30pm and
  • 6.30pm to 8.00pm.
  • Maternity Rest Period: 1.00pm to 3.00pm daily.

Read more about Maternity Visitors


The Mater Hospital is located on Rocklands Road, about 100 metres from the intersection of the Pacific Highway.

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HealingGardenHealing Garden

A serene haven for quiet reflection and comfort, the Healing Garden is available to patients, visitors and staff. The Garden is located in the courtyard behind the Cafe on the ground floor.


Smoking is not permitted in any building, vehicle or area within the Mater campus.


chapelThe Mater Chapel is located on the ground floor near the main entrance. It is open at all times for prayer to people of all faiths or as a place of peace, solitude and reflection. We welcome all patients and visitors to our Chapel.

Mobile Telephones

Please avoid the use of mobile telephones while within the Mater Hospital as they may interfere with medical equipment. All patient rooms have a personal phone.

Mater Pharmacy

The Mater Pharmacy provides an excellent range of gifts, cards, magazines and newspapers, chocolates and other personal items. The pharmacy is located on the ground floor near the front entrance.

Coffee Shop

The Coffee Shop is a great place to meet friends and relatives for a coffee and gourmet treats.


Our florist, located on the ground floor, provides a range of fresh and silk flowers. Orders can be placed by phoning (02) 9955 6119.