CQ Rescue Health Services

CQ Rescue Health Services is the leading provider of Drug and alcohol testing in the Mackay region.

Our comprehensive drug and alcohol testing programs either onsite in your workplace or at our “no appointment necessary” Mackay office. We are passionate about making a real difference to the health of your employees, as well as your organisation’s bottom line.

Our efficient and confidential screening processes will ensure your employees are healthier, happier and more productive.

CQ Rescue Health Services is an umbrella organisation of Central Queensland Helicopter Rescue Servuce LTD and all proceeds from our drug and alcohol testing sevice, as well as health screening, are used to fund the regions rescue helicopter. The service was established in 2010 and has since fostered very strong partnerships with businesses throughout Mackay, the Whitsundays and Bowen Basin.

CQ Rescue Health Services is an industry leader and NATA accredited drug and alcohol testing facility.

Submit an online enquiry to find out how we can help your business.

To register your interest with CQ Rescue Health Services simply download and complete our Registration Form.

Contact CQ Rescue Health Services
Phone: (07) 4998 5232
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Mackay Office:
4 Heidi Street
Paget, Mackay QLD 4740


All profits from CQ Rescue Health Services are donated back to the helicopter rescue service.



When do we conduct testing?

CQ Rescue Health Services is open Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. No appointments are necessary, just show up at our office located at 4 Heidi Street, Paget Mackay and one of our friendly staff will take care of your testing requirements. (If you require testing outside of normal working hours this can also be arranged.)

Where do we conduct the testing?

Testing can be done at our office located at 4 Heidi Street, Paget Mackay or you can arrange for us to come to your place of work and conduct testing onsite.

How is testing conducted?

Testing is conducted by certified Drug and Alcohol Testing Technicians who have undergone training in:

  • Procedures for specimen collection, detection and quantitation of drugs of abuse in urine. (AS/NZS: 4308)
  • Procedures for specimen collection and detection and quantitation of drugs of abuse in oral fluid. (AS/NZS: 4760)

Testing Technicians comply with strict policies and procedures which have been developed in accordance with Australian Standards and CQ Rescue Health Services is a NATA accredited testing facility.