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We believe all women have the right to dignity, respect, privacy and confidentiality. Our priority is the safety of women and their children.

 

 

 

We offer a range of women-centred services, activities and facilities.

 

 

 

 

We're committed to providing an environment that supports and facilitates the empowerment of all women. We're dedicated to ensuring all women have access to services and knowledge.

 

 

 

SUPPORT

We offer women’s counselling, emergency relief, parenting help and on-site facilities such as showers, laundry, internet.

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EDUCATION

We provide resources, run workshops and facilitate community information programs aimed at educating and empowering women.

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DONATIONS

We often rely on community generosity and donations to help us provide items for emergency relief or charity drives.

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ACTIVITIES

We promote women’s health and emotional well being through a variety of classes, social groups, and workshops.

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Our Mission

Well Women, Safe Women, Smart Women, Creative Women

The Mackay Women’s Centre is a non-government, community-based organisation, committed to providing an environment that supports and facilitates the empowerment of all women. The Centre services the city of Mackay and the surrounding region, and is managed by a local committee elected annually from the membership.

Eileen Fisher Fall 2017 Campaign showcasing women using their voice for #RealPower

“Power isn’t limited to Pennsylvania Avenue. Women make an impact every day—through their work, communities and the purchases they make.” That is the statement in the description of the short video promoting Eileen Fisher’s Fall 2017 campaign.

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Anti-Human trafficking campaign educating the public to know the signs

It’s easy to think of human trafficking as an epidemic happening elsewhere in the developing world. For those of us who live in the Western hemisphere, it may not be as easy to spot the signs of vulnerable people becoming victimized by this modern-day form of slavery.

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6 incredibly inspiring, intelligent and successful women you need to know about

Throughout history, women have continued to show their vast influence and intelligence in a number of different areas. However, sometimes these brilliant women are lost to the depths of history, or simply do not receive the coverage they deserve in today’s 24/7 media coverage.

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Marking Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month with vital info to keep you informed and healthy

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month and if we’re being completely honest, there has never been a more pressing time to talk about women’s healthcare. If you live in the US, the biggest political issue that has kept millions of people on edge for most of 2017 is the discussion over whether Congress…

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'As a teen girl I believe we must speak out against rape culture'

After the many vast obstacles that women have faced throughout the years, I have abruptly decided to speak out on the behalf of myself and others. As I have matured and blossomed as a woman, I have discovered the daily struggle of what it means to be a woman today.

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Student-Run mentorship program aims to empower young girls to Pursue STEMM interests

After the many vast obstacles that women have faced throughout the years, I have abruptly decided to speak out on the behalf of myself and others. As I have matured and blossomed as a woman, I have discovered the daily struggle of what it means to be a woman today.

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

Our focus is on the wellbeing of all women and providing a combined service, where Mackay women of all ages and life stages can attend, and where staff can meet a variety of needs in a friendly, safe and homely atmosphere.”