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St Patrick's College Townsville

Mercy History

For more than 100 years, the Sisters of Mercy at St Patrick's College have dedicated their lives and their energies to caring for, encouraging and educating the young women of Queensland and the Pacific region. The values and traditions of the mercy ethos, as inspired and modelled by Catherine McAuley, continue to inspire the daily life of our contemporary, independent Catholic school community.

Curriculum choices

Our academic, co-curricular and extra curricular activities at St Patrick's College aim to support your daughter in her growth and maturation into a young women of quality and character.

Residential Facilities

Recent capital works at St Patrick's College have resulted in fully renovated, air-conditioned accommodation. The boarding school is a “home away from home” for students in each year level. Providing a caring, supportive environment with excellent facilities, St Patrick’s educates young women from many different areas. The students at St Patrick's College come from all around Australia and overseas, and cultural differences are recognised and valued within the community. Located on the beautifully developed Strand, stunning views of Cleveland Bay and Magnetic Island are offered from each dormitory.

Supporting the Community

St Patrick's College has a strong sense of community responsiblity. As enthusiatic supporters of local, national and international community events, College staff and students are often eager to participate in fundraisers, appeals, volunteer projects, parades and conferences.

Sporting activities

St Patrick's College has a proud history of success in the sporting domain. We offer a variety of sporting choices: Touch Football, Water Polo, Netball, Volleyball, Tennis, Soccer and Rowing to name a few. We currently compete in the TSSSA 'A' Division' for inter-school competitions.

St Patrick's College Townsville

45 The Strand North Ward
Townsville, QLD 4810
Phone: 07 4753 0300
Fax: 07 4753 0336



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Key Details:

  • Type: Catholic
  • Level: Secondary
  • Gender: Girls
  • Religious Affiliation: Catholic
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Indigenous Education: Yes
  • International Students: Yes
  • Scholarships: Yes


Open Days and Tours

To organise a personal tour of the College please call: 07 4753 0300


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