In 1989 a group of women concerned at the lack of resources available for women in the Hervey Bay and Maryborough region formed The Wide Bay Women’s Health Centre
I acknowledge the ‘Butchulla’ people Traditional Custodians of the land on which I work, travel, play and live. I pay my respects to their Elders, their Ancestors and Future Generations.
Minyang galangoor gu, djaa kalim baya-m
(what is good for the land must come first).
Minyang waa nyinang, waa bunmalee dhama-n
(do not touch or take anything that does not belong to you).
Wangou nyin gamindu biralunbar, nyin wama-n
(if you have plenty, you must share).
The Centre has a clear goal to improve the quality of life for women in Queensland by providing a range of health services, empowering women, and improving their physical and emotional health. In addition to this, the Centre offers confidential services on all aspects of women’s health, sexual assault counselling, information and referral services, self-development groups and workshops, as well as assistance, information and referral on domestic violence issues.
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We revere the inherent dignity and worth of each individual and strive to show kindness and consideration to all. We are honest, open and responsible in our work and in forming trusting relationships.