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About Us

The Centre receives funding from the Commonwealth and Queensland governments, which is administered by Legal Aid Queensland.

The objectives of the MRCLC are:

  • to provide a free and accessible legal service
  • to seek legal and social change in order to create a more just society
  • to address inequalities within the law and society
  • to promote legal education
  • to provide a legal service that recognises the social/welfare issues facing its clients
  • to provide crisis counselling and support and/or referral to appropriate agencies
  • to encourage community participation in the delivery of the legal services it provides
  • to develop and support self-help strategies and alternate methods of dispute resolution

for the benefit of disadvantaged and marginalised people in the Mackay, Whitsunday and Isaac Regional Council areas.