St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital opened on 9 July 1966 courtesy of strong community support and a significant contribution from the Bain Family of Jandowae.
The hospital is a registered charitable institution with the Australian Taxation Office (ABN 95 820 855 300) which means that organisations and individuals donation funds to the hospital can claim tax concessions. In addition, the hospital with its not-for-profit status must direct any profits made by the hospital back into the operations of the hospital.
St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital receives no recurrent Commonwealth, State or Local Government assistance. The hospital relies upon community support to assist with meeting the growing needs of the community as well as introducing the latest technological advances in medical and surgical procedures.
The hospital values the ongoing financial support and volunteer involvement from many members of the Toowoomba and Darling Downs Community
Role in the Community
St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital is a teaching hospital of the University of Queensland through the Rural Clinical School based in Toowoomba. In addition, the hospital provides for student nurse training through the University of Southern Queensland and Southern Queensland Institute of TAFE.
During 2005 – 2007, the hospital completed building developments totaling $12.0 million. Approximately 90% of all building contractors utilized on the building developments were local Toowoomba tradesmen. St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital is committed to supporting the local community which in turn supports the hospital.
Why St Andrew’s Hospital Toowoomba Needs Your Support
St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit private hospital with no shareholders, providing acute medical and surgical models of care in which the patient is the focus of all activity. The hospital provides services that meet community health needs rather than simply those services that deliver the best returns (eg Diagnostic Breast Clinic, Cardiac Rehabilitation Service, Diabetes Education Services).
To make a donation to St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital
Your donation to St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital will make a difference. Donations can be made for general or specific purposes. The hospital accepts most forms of payment including cash, cheque, credit card or mail order.
To make a bequest
As your Will is a legal document, it’s important you include the right wording to ensure your intention is clear. The hospital’s legal name is St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital ABN 95 820 855300.
Persons planning on making a donation can forward a cheque to the Chief Executive Officer, St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital, P O Box 263, Toowoomba Qld 4350 or contact the hospital on 07 4646 3000.
St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital has been endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as a deductible gift recipient for tax purposes.