Schools & Churches


Macleay Island has a primary school, prep-school and a day care centre for small children. It also has an after school service. Telephone numbers for these are listed below.

Macleay Island Primary SchoolPhone 3400 8333.

Macleay Island Pre Primary. Phone 3400 8314.

State Schools Parents & Citizens Phone 3400 8333. Meets second Tuesday every month at 3pm.

Macleay Island Playgroup (KindyLinQ) for children 0-5 years.
Mondays at the Early Years Room at Macleay Island State School (except school holidays) from 8.30 – 10.30am. The program is free for all families with access to an Early Years Health Nurse and a local educator.
For further information please phone KindyLinQ Early Years Support Coordinator on  3400 8333

Bay Island Early Learning and Care 
Phone 3409 4433  Email: [email protected]
Licensed and CCB approved childcare facility. Long Day Care for 15 months to 5 years. Before and After School and Vacation Programs to 12 years.
6am to 6pm Mon-Fri (excl. Public Holidays). Free courtesy bus to/from ferry terminal. Ph: 3409 4433

Curlew Cove Youth Centre 
Phone 0404 830 671 or contact Bay Island Early Learning & Care 3 Curlew Street
After school service for children 5 – 12 years. Collected from school and cared for until 6.00pm. Vacation Care from 6am – 6pm in school holidays


There are many places of worship on the island and even a marriage celebrant, should you suddenly pop that all important question.

Holy Advent Macleay Church – Anglican Church Services on 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month at 4.15pm. Enquiries to Parish Office on 07 3821 2443

Holy Spirit Catholic Church Mass is held at 8am every Sunday, Cnr Scott St and Michael St. Contact Father Jim Brown 3409 4814. Phone 0409 639 247

A community of Christians from different denominations. Extending a hand of fellowship and a heart of love to all. We hope to encourage you to pursue intimacy with God, community with each other and shine Christ’s light to the islands and beyond. Come join us for worship Sundays 9AM at Macleay Island Community Centre.
Phone: 0437 921 656
Email: [email protected]

Marriage Celebrants
Clive Berrick 3409 1032
Diana Hassett – 0450 688 494
Fred Brogden – 3409 2238
Lynette Davidson – 3409 1196 – 3409 5078
Anne Dyer – Registered Celebrant – 0400 384 670