Mr Matthew Curran:
Dr Andrew Watson:
Fr Matthew Thomas:

Mrs Michelle Haeusler:
Ms Emma Webb:
Ms Catherine Smith:
Mrs Tamara Grey:
Ms Peter Mullan:
Mrs Christine Connellan:
Mrs Jacky Storer:

Chairperson/ Parent Representative
CEO Ballarat Representative
Canonical Adminstrator and Parish Priest
Staff Representative
Parent Representative
Parent Representative
Parent Representative
Parent Representative


1. Support the Ministry Functions of schools

Assisting with:

  • Promotion of the school’s Catholic ethos and culture
  • Articulating and enacting the school’s vision and mission
  • Promotion of faith development
  • Strengthening links between parish and school

2. Provide a Stewardship Role of the school

Assisting with:

  • Present and future capital resource planning and maintenance
  • Disseminating information about the school-events/directions
  • Long-term viability of the school: enrolments / resources / master planning
  • Appointment of principal and staff where necessary

3. Provide advice and support to the Canonical Administrator and Principal

Assisting with:

  • Development, implementation and ratification of policy, as required
  • Support of and communication on school and Parish matters
  • Advice, as required, on issues arising such as from the School Development
  • lan, innovations and enrolment trends

4. Provide Financial Oversight of the school

  • Implementation of Diocesan policies such as School Fee Collection
  • Sighting the annual budget and its progressive implementation
  • Monitoring significant changes to school budgets and cash flow requirements
  • Monitoring capital borrowings and development

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Project Compassion

February 28, 2021

Spanning through the six weeks of Lent each year, Project Compassion is an extraordinary, ongoing demonstration of the faith, love and generosity of Caritas Australia’s caring supporters, all in the name of justice and peace. Donations to Project Compassion allow Caritas Australia, the Catholic Agency for International Aid and Development, to work with local communities …

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