Catholic education contributes to the Church's mission and also to the local communities in which our schools exist.
System support is grounded in the belief that, "the work of the school is irreplaceable and the investment of human and material resources in the school becomes a prophetic choice." (#21 The Catholic School on the Threshold of the Third Millennium)
Townsville Catholic Education Office has responsibility for ensuring that each school is adequately and equitably resourced through the provision of centralised services. This acknowledges that our Diocese supports several small schools in rural and isolated areas, as well as schools that from time to time experience fluctuating enrolments.
Reporting to the Executive Director, Jacqui Francis, are four directorates to provide a