M.A.R.C.I.A Women's Refuge Incorporated

Also known as “Macarthur Gateway Resource Services”, M.A.R.C.I.A Women's Refuge Incorporated is a medium-scale charity established in 1986. Their main activity is registered as income support and maintenance primarily serving aboriginal and torres strait islander people.

We provided sustainable tenancies and brokerage services to 289 Aboriginal women and children within the areas of Liverpool, Fairfield, Camden, Wollondilly and Campbelltown. The services have included women's healing groups and advocating for Aboriginal communities to have a voice in relation to ROSH reporting and removal of Aboriginal Children. Macarthur Gateway assisted 180 year 6 Aboriginal and non Aboriginal students with all necessary material to attend year 7. 60 pack-packs were provided to Bonnyrigg Primary, Briar Rd Primary and Ambervale Primary. The service attends DV working groups, keeping children safe, NAIDOC day each year and attends all relevant Aboriginal advisory groups within the local LGA's.

M.A.R.C.I.A Women's Refuge Incorporated

Who They Help

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65
  • Children - aged 6 to under 15
  • Females
  • Financially disadvantaged people
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons
  • People at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities
  • Pre/post release offenders and/or their families
  • Victims of crime (including family violence)



Total employee expenses: $386,602 (54% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $96,651.

Revenue vs Expenses

M.A.R.C.I.A Women's Refuge Incorporated has seen an average annual growth of 2% in revenue versus a 2% p.a. increase in expenses.

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2019, M.A.R.C.I.A Women's Refuge Incorporated has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.63. This is considered slightly riskier than average within the charity space.

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Brenda Roberts
Wendy Coltish
Judith Anderson
Public Officer
Lynnette Matthews
Board Member
Marilyn Fogarty
John Haddad
Jillian Hughes

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Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.

Office Address
12 Browne St
NSW 2560
Operating States
Entity Type
Other Incorporated Entity

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