Vision and Mission

Our Vision

Strong Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities managing their health to enjoy a long and quality life.IMG_3223

Our Values

  • Community Controlled and Led
  • Respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples cultures
  • Integrity and honesty
  • Support to and for our community
  • Recognition in our achievements

Our Mission

To deliver a quality and appropriate primary health care service to our regional community, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of the Mackay region that is tailored to meet their health needs.
To work in partnership with regional community and other health service providers to ensure services are appropriate and accessible for our peoples.

A note from our Chairperson

Welcome to the new look website for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service (ATSICHS) Mackay Ltd.

Our community – controlled organisation has been proudly serving the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities within and across the Mackay Region for the past 30 years

We provide a comprehensive primary health and medical service delivering culturally appropriate quality (three – year AGPAL Accredited Service) health care and support to an estimated indigenous population of around 6,000 people.

From humble beginnings in 1978, our operating budget now exceeds $2 million – with an establishment of 32 staff members providing over 2,500 client services across 10 program areas from our purpose built premises.

We trust you will find our new look website both interesting and informative and why not “Bookmark” us for quick updates from time to time?

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.

Kind regards,
Andrew Ramsamy