Enrolment information

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…

Meet our Principal

Sally Towns commenced as Principal of MacKillop Catholic College in 2009. Prior to this appointment Sally had diverse experience and responsibility in Catholic education in rural and regional settings across New South Wales and as Deputy Principal at MacKillop Catholic College, Tasmania in 2008.

Sally’s current interests are in performance development, strategic planning and systematic school transitions, of which the latter was the focus area for her doctoral…

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Our Parish

MacKillop Catholic College is part of the Parish of Bellerive and Father Peter O’Loughlin is our Parish Priest.  Father Peter has a pivotal role in ministering to our students.  He is a calming and cheerful presence, and officiates at our formal Commissioning and Thanksgiving liturgies, and conducts Mass on the Feast Day of Saint Mary MacKillop each year.


Father Peter is a member of our College Ministry…

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Student Leadership

At MacKillop, all students are given the opportunity to lead.

The challenge of leadership is an important part of our students’ learning experience. It is held in very high esteem in our community and is recognised on many occasions throughout the school year.

At MacKillop, we encourage leadership through vision, collaborative planning and action.

Our student leadership structure at MacKillop is detailed below:



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Heritage and Old Scholars


This informal committee met for the first time on 19 February 2013.


Jill Smith, David Taylor, Kathy Norton, Trudi Fielding and Roger Toombs


For now, the Heritage and Old Scholars’ committee is looking at:

the manner in which we plan  activities,  and the type of activities,  to acknowledge leaving –year groups of  MacKillop Old Scholars. For example: 10 or 20 year reunion functions gearing up…

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The administration section of the College is located on Goondi Street and we strongly suggest that if parents intend to drive students to school of a day they use this street to access drop of points. By accessing Goondi Street students can enter via the reconciliation garden or the administration car park. This drop off point also assists parents in accessing Cambridge Road and avoiding traffic congestion on…

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