About Us

SOUTH EAST QUEENSLAND CHAPTER

ABOUT US

The Ronald McDonald House South East Queensland Chapter operates the following programs:

OUR HISTORY

MATER HOUSE

1991
RMH SEQ Mater opens in July as the first Ronald McDonald House in Brisbane.

2006
RMH SEQ Mater is extended to 21 rooms.

HERSTON HOUSE

1995
RMH SEQ Herston opened in October.

2002
The Herston House is extended to 50 rooms, making it the largest in the Southern Hemisphere.

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE SOUTH EAST QUEENSLAND

2009
Both houses amalgamate boards forming RMHSEQ INC.

2013
Two Ronald McDonald Family Rooms are opened at the NICU and Paediatric & the Critical Care Children’s Unit at the Gold Coast University Hospital.

2014
A Ronald McDonald House (10 emergency overnight accommodation) at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital opens along with a Ronald McDonald Family Room in LCCH on Level 6.

2016
Ronald McDonald House Mater closed in October 2016. In November 2016 Ronald McDonald Hous South Brisbane was officially opened.

OUR BOARD

Chairman
Mr Adam Dando- McDonalds Representative

Deputy Chair 
Dr John Gilmour- Health Services Representative

Treasurer
Mr Peter MacGinley- McDonalds Licensee

Hon. Secretary
Ms Tanya Manteit - Mulcahy- McDonald's Licensees

Mr Alan Scott- Community Representative

Dr David Wood- Health Services Representative

Ms Leone Costigan- Community Representative

Mr Mick McLoughlin- Community Representative

Mr Christopher Holder- Community Representative

Dr Amanda Dines- Health Representative

Mr Michael Robertson- Community Representative

Ex Officio:
Mr Christopher Macaulay- Chief Executive Officer

OUR STAFF

Christopher Macaulay - Chief Executive Officer

Helen Boysen - Executive Manager - Operations  

Steve Whitehead - Executive Manager - New Relationships and Philanthropy  

Quyen Lu - Executive Manager - Finance

OUR CHAPTER FUNDRAISING

Ronald McDonald House South East Queensland raises funds to support the accommodation and services we provide to seriously ill children and their families. We depend upon the valued support received from our corporate, community and individual partners who generously donate funds, goods and services to our organisation. Through our various fundraising activities you can also assist the families utilising our vital services. For more information about how you can help please call (07) 3646 6353 or email fundraising@rmh.org.au

OUR CONTACT DETAILS

22 Garrick Terrace, Herston QLD 4006
PO Box 72, Royal Brisbane Hospital QLD 4029
Phone: 07 3257 0328
Email: RMHSEQ@rmh.org.au
Fax: 07 3257 0329