About Us

About Us

The Domestic Violence Resource Service (Mackay & Region) and the Mackay Women’s Sexual Assault Service provide a range of free counselling and support services for women in Mackay and district whose lives have been affected by domestic and family violence or sexual assault. The service also provides free counselling for children affect by domestic and family violence.

The service is an incorporated, non-government, community-based organisation, governed by a local board which is elected annually.

You can download a copy of the Domestic Violence Resource Service Constitution, which contains information on funds and accounts, bylaws, functions of the board, membership, alteration of rules and more.

Board Members

  • Karen May – Chair Person
  • Karen Beckham – Deputy Chair
  • Jordana Abela – Secretary
  • Belinda Hassan – Treasurer
  • Linda-Ann Northey – Board Member
  • Amanda Lavarack – Board Member
  • Bronwyn Green – Board Member
  • Meredith Papas – Board Member
  • Lara Tom – Board Member
  • Rhiannon Minniecon – Board Member
  • Anne Butcher – Board Member
  • Amanda Shipp – Board Member
  • Angela Hays – Board Member

Read or download a copy of Mackay Women’s Services Annual Report 2020

Application forms for those wishing to become financial members (or those members wishing to continue membership) can be downloaded by clicking on the link below:

Mackay Women’s Services Member Application Form — New and Continuing Members

For more information phone us on 07 4953 1788 (Monday-Friday 8.30am-4.30pm) or email admin@dvrs.org.au.