Our new Catholic college on the Eastern Shore of Hobart adopted the name of Australia’s first and only saint – Mary MacKillop – who was herself involved in the education of young Australians. Click here for more…
MacKillop Catholic College is a co-educational Catholic high school, founded in 1994, located in Mornington on Hobart’s Eastern Shore. We serve local and extended communities by providing high-quality Catholic education in the tradition of St Mary MacKillop of the Cross and aligned with the charism of Blessed Edmund Rice.
Gospel values are central to all we do. We engage in outreach activities locally and abroad to help develop students…
It is very appropriate that an Australian Catholic college should be named after Australia’s first and only saint who was herself involved in the education of young Australians.
Mary MacKillop’s parents, Flora and Alexander, came to Australia from Scotland in the early 1800’s. Alexander came from Lochaber, Scotland. They had eight children, Mary being the eldest. Alexander was an educated man but he had no business sense. The…