About Us

Who We Are

The Mackay Women’s Centre is an incorporated, non-government, community-based organisation, governed by a local committee who are elected annually. The Mackay Women’s Centre provides a range of free counselling and support services for women in the city of Mackay and surrounding region.

Committee Members

Bridget Mather — Chair Person

Stacey Quinn — Vice-Chair Person

Bronwyn Green — Secretary

Dorne Cawte — Treasurer



The Mackay Women’s Centre is committed to providing an environment that supports and facilitates the empowerment of all women.

We are dedicated to ensuring that women are able to access specialist skills and knowledge that are relevant to their needs.

The Mackay Women’s Centre is dedicated to ensuring that the focus of the services provided out of the centre are women-centred and prioritise the safety of women and their children.


The Mackay Women’s Centre believes in:

■ The right of women to make choices in their own lives;

■ The right of women to dignity, respect, privacy and confidentiality;

■ The right of women to be valued as individuals;

■ The right of women to access services on a non-discriminatory basis;

■ The right of the community to have accountable and responsive services.


The outcomes pursued by the Mackay Women’s Centre are:

■ Well women

■ Safe women

■ Smart women

■ Creative women


The Mackay Women’s Centre Constitution can be downloaded here

Inside this document, you will find information on the following topics: funds and accounts, bylaws, functions of the management committee, membership, alteration of rules and more.