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Mackay: 4957 8177
Airlie Beach:  4948 2123
Bowen: 4786 6729
Sarina: 4943 0594
Proserpine: 4945 2591



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If you have a mental illness and need support we can help you with rehabilitation and managing your recovery. You are not alone. One in five people will experience mental illness at some point in their lives and that means many more people will be affected by it. If you are the carer of a loved one with mental illness we can help you with support services, referral and respite. Please click on the link below to go to our website for more information.

Mental Illness Fellowship NQ



At headspace Mackay we work closely with young people aged 12 to 25  to get them the services they need to get their lives back on track. Services include mental health, physical health, drug and alcohol and vocational support. Call us on 48982200 for more details.

headspace Mackay


We are utilised as a resource centre for the whole community, and service provision is not limited to Indigenous people. By opening our services to everyone, we witness reconciliation, awareness and a sense of community that acknowledges we are all Australian, in a way that also respects our country's Indigenous culture and traditions.We promote respect for all people and acknowledge that we have a responsibility for positively representing and supporting our local Indigenous community.Girudala strives to deliver services of a high standard by Directors and staff continually gaining accreditation and qualifications and good governance practices to make our organisation more efficient and effective. At Girudala we strive to provide a professional, safe, friendly, confidential and culturally appropriate service, in line with community needs.


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Project 31 - Not For Profit - Currently Under Development

Mackay Drop In Centre will supply a range of services to Mackay community members identifying as homeless:
•             direct service provision and support to identify suitable referral pathways to homeless community members within Mackay;
•             facilities to improve personal hygiene: showers, toilets, laundry, hair grooming, clothing and first aid;
•             training: introduction to life skills previously, self-esteem improvements;
•             meals where required: breakfast, lunch and take away evening meal;
•             Future planning – individuals to plan their future paths;
•             Medical – connection to general practitioners and allied health professionals; and
•             Housing – develop individualised plans for the different steps in the housing continuum

Drop In Centre


 PCYC Queensland is a not-for-profit, member based youth development organisation with 53 clubs right across Queensland. Apart from our outstanding crime prevention and youth development programs and Indigenous programs.  We also offer diverse sport and recreation opportunities to young people and the wider community, as well as school age care services and gym and fitness facilities.


Central Queensland Hotel Group

The Blacks Beach Tavern is located in the Mackay Region. Mackay is situated approximately half way between Brisbane and Cairns on the Central Coast of Queensland.
The venue offers quality family dining in its bistro with children's play area. Blacks Beach Tavern also provides TAB facilities and a drive-thru Bottle Shop. 
For travellers on their way to some of the National Parks or beaches (or the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park), why not pop in for lunch, we have great deals. 
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Our expansion and renovations have now been completed in our Reception, Bistro and Children's area, Function rooms, Gaming, Main bar and TAB areas. With the modern new Main bar and Coffee shop it is the perfect place to stop in for that after work beer with the boys, or to catch up with the girls for a cappuccino or wine.  The stylish and very spacious new gaming area boasts over 70 of the latest gaming machines with also a few of the old favourites as well.  With a dedicated gaming attendant you will always receive prompt and friendly service.  Complimentary tea & coffee is also available.

Townsville–Mackay Medicare Local has responsibility for an area that covers Townsville and surrounds, west to Richmond, north to Cardwell and south of Mackay to the Central Queensland communities of Dysart and Clermont.Our focus is to build a consumer focussed integrated primary health care system to make access to local health services easier for people in these communities. We do this by engaging with doctors and other health care professionals in service delivery, coordination, education and strategic planning to improve the patient journey across primary health care. 

Townsville Mackay Medicare Local

HR Training

Human Resource Training is the trading name of HRD Consulting Australasia, a private company that has been providing training and human resource services to government, corporate clients and industry for 23 years.In 1996, the company was granted approval in Australia to be a Registered Training Organisation (RTO); able to deliver training for the issue nationally accredited certificates.In 2004 we began moving into the Asia-Pacific region to consult and deliver our professional HR services and accredited certificate training courses.In 2007, we further expanded operations to other countries. By the end of 2008 we had trained in over 40 countries in the areas of Security and Risk Management, Effective Communication and Occupational Health & Safety.

HR Training


The College of Australian Training Pty Ltd is a nationally recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO 31580) who provides training Hospitality, Hairdressing, Business, Retail, Tourism and Customer Contact training throughout 35 different locations across Australia.

The College of Australian Training seeks to place itself as the number one specialised provider in Australia, working closely with industry to increase the profile and service of these industries. Call The College of Australian Training today on 1300 735 040 to speak with one of our friendly admissions team members.

College of Australian Training

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