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

Heritage and Old Scholars Committee

The committee met for the first time on 19 February 2013 and meets every month during the 21st anniversary year.


Luke Traynor, Josh Knight, Simon Whitmore, Kathy Norton, David Taylor, Jill Smith, Trudi Fielding and Roger Toombs (chair).

The current committee is very happy for Old Scholars to join the committee and/or offer to help with any of the activities associated with…

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