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























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.








Our Mission

To enhance the lives of women

The Mackay Women’s Centre is a non-government, community-based organisation, committed to enhancing the lives of women in Mackay and the surrounding region. The Centre is managed by a local committee elected annually from the membership.


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

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We run workshops and facilitate community programs to educate and empower women.

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

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

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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.”