The Ashintosh Foundation

Upcoming Events

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Latest News

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About Ashintosh Foundation

Ashintosh Macopenjy was the doctor on board the HMS Endeavour, which commanded by Lieutenant James Cook was the first sea-going vessel to reach the east coast of Australia. When the University of Queensland Medical Society (UQMS) formed in 1936, Dr Macopenjy was chosen as its official mascot.

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Cultural Initiatives

Book a Teddy Bear Hospital

The Teddy Bear Hospital is a free educational preventative health program run by The Ashintosh Foundation and supported by the University of Queensland Medical Society. The Teddy Bear Hospital is a kids-friendly mobile clinic that visits Queensland primary schools and involves groups of medical student volunteers playing...

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Community & Charity

Ashintosh fosters community via Innovation Grants and Sporting Events, at the same time, raising funds for various charities within the local community as well as abroad. 

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Latest News and Events

Virtuosis 2016

QMO's next performance will be on 17th July 2016. This year's Virtuosis promises to deliver a bevy of talented soloists from our orchestra....READ MORE

Teddy Bear Hospital Visit

Teddy Bear Hospital did the first visit of the year at the Murri School on the 17th February. We helped out at their Health and Wellbeing Expo..... READ MORE

QMO Raising Funds for Charity

Ashintosh's Managing Director met up with CEO of Micah Projects Inc last month to deliver the proceeds raised from QMO's Christmas concert....READ MORE


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