1 in 3 women will experience physical and/or sexual violence perpetrated by someone they know











Domestic and family violence is never OK. There is no excuse for abuse.

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The violence or abuse is never your fault.

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You are not alone! Many women feel like you. The Domestic Violence Resource Service (Mackay & Region) is a free service that offers support and information to women, adolescents and children experiencing domestic and family violence. Phone 4953 1788.

The Mackay Women’s Sexual Assault Service offers free and confidential counselling and support for women who have experienced sexual assault. Phone 4953 1788