NEWS & INFO
We hope you’re all feeling well and coping well during these very unsettling times. We’ve had to make a number of big changes to the way we deliver our services at Mackay Women’s Centre.
The Mackay Women’s Centre is a Triple P provider, which means Mackay families can access free parenting help at our centre through our Family Life Program — For Mums and Dads.
When you’re a parent there are lot of things you no longer get — a full night’s sleep, privacy in the bathroom, a hot drink that’s actually still hot! But there’s one thing you get
In 2018 the Queensland Government passed legislation to decriminalise abortion.
Enhancing Emotional Health is a self-esteem and empowering program for women and young ladies. It is run over a five-week period to give participants time to reflect on what they learn and discover about themselves
The government has a number of support payments available to parents or carers of children in Australia and it can be confusing to get your head around which of these you might be eligible to
As another year comes to an end Mackay Women’s Services would like to wish you all a very relaxing holiday period. Thank you to the Mackay community for your continued support in 2019.
Applications for the Sharon Alcorn Bursary 2020 are now closed. The Sharon Alcorn Bursary was set up to assist women who plan on studying or furthering their education. The bursary can help assist financially, for
Resilience is our ability to cope with life’s ups and downs and bounce back after times of stress. It’s normal for parents to want to protect their kids, but it’s also important to help them
Parenting is less demanding and more rewarding when partners work well together. But that’s not always easy to do. Here are some tips on how to parent successfully as a couple.
This month is Domestic Violence Prevention Month. Join us at our Mackay Says No – Free Family Fun Day event at John Breen Park on Saturday May 25 from 10am-2pm.
We’ve had a busy month at Mackay Women’s Centre this April and have welcomed quite a few visitors. Last week Member for Mackay Julieanne Gilbert and Queensland Senator Murray Watt dropped in to look around
Tantrums are quite common — especially in toddlers and young children. But there are things you can do to manage and reduce your child’s tantrums.
Bedtime can be frustrating time for parents. But there are things you can do to help your children fall asleep.
Mackay Women’s Centre will ‘Orange the World’ on Friday November 30. Join us and join the global campaign!
Here are links to other women’s health, wellbeing and safety organisations, including domestic violence and sexual assault resources, crisis helplines for women and children as well as referral services for men.
Thanks to the women from Lubra Tok Meta who celebrated NAIDOC a week early at the Centre. It was an opportunity to showcase their cultures’ traditions and the pieces they have made in recent months