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SUPPORT WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

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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. Explore our web site or contact us for more information about the services we offer.

The Mackay Women’s Centre is committed to providing an environment that supports and facilitates the empowerment of all women. The Mackay Women’s Centre is dedicated to offering women centred services that draw on the strengths of feminist principles. In line with these values, where necessary the centre may challenge patriarchal attitudes perpetuated through societal institutions that enforce inequality of power.

We are dedicated to ensure that women are able to access specialist skills and knowledge that are responsible to their needs.

We ensure that the focus of the services provided out of the centre are women-centred and prioritise the safety of women and their children.

We are committed to maintain the relationships and processes that ensures long-term viability of the service by valuing the difference of gender-related issues that are faced by all women in society.


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Anti-Human Trafficking Campaign Educating The Public To Know The Signs & Help Victims

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Marking Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month With Vital Info To Keep You Informed & Healthy

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As A Teen Girl I Believe We Must Speak Out Against Rape Culture & Stop It From Being Normalized

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Mackay Women’s Centre is an incorporated, non-government, community-based 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 was on the well-being of all women, and their visionary thinking developed the concept of a combined service, where Mackay women could attend for many of their life events, and where staff could meet a variety of needs in a friendly, safe and homely atmosphere.