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Award-winning College
St Patrick's College Townsville

Award-winning College

2022 - The Educator's Rising Star; Australian Education Awards - Best STEM Program.

2021 - Australian Education Excellence Awardees: Best Regional School of the Year & Department Head of the Year | The Educator's Rising Star | Brisbane Regional Educational Architecture Awards (East Precinct) | TEACHX Finalist - Excellence in Beginning to Teach | TEACHX Award Finalist - Outstanding Contribution to Teaching.

2020 - Australian Education Excellence Awards: Regional School of the Year & Best STEM Program. 

2019 - Australian Education Awards Finalist: Regional School of the Year, Department Head of the Year, The Educator's Rising Star. 

2018 - Finalist, The Prime Minister's Prize for "Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools".

STEM Learning Hub
St Patrick's College Townsville

STEM Learning Hub

Designed to inspire and empower generations of young women in North Queensland, the STEM Learning Hub building project will mark the conclusion of Stage 2 of the College's Master Plan. Expertly designed by m3architecture and constructed by well-renowned Hutchinson Builders construction begins in April, 2022. “We are so excited to be creating a place where our students and teachers are empowered to be curious, visionary and imaginative” says Principal, Amber Hauff.

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Meet our College Principal
St Patrick's College Townsville

Meet our College Principal

Mrs Amber Hauff was appointed to the position of Principal of St Patrick's College Townsville in 2020. Amber joined the College in 2016 as Deputy Principal, following a teaching career of 20 years in schools. Amber is passionate about working with young women to enable them to seek and achieve their aspirations.

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Contemporary learning spaces
St Patrick's College Townsville

Contemporary learning spaces

Our state-of-the-art East Precinct, designed by award-winning firm, m3architecture, opened in 2020 and overlooks The Strand where the College was first established in 1878. Featuring functional and unique learning spaces, the three-storey building boasts cutting-edge technology and innovation, designed to promote curiosity, creativity and collaboration.

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Our Teachers are specialists in their fields
St Patrick's College Townsville

Our Teachers are specialists in their fields

At St Patrick’s College Townsville, our teaching team and professional ancillary staff create the difference in our students’ learning experience. Our staff are experts in their areas of specialty, and as such are both inspirational and aspirational.

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Contact Us

St Patrick’s College Townsville
45 The Strand (PO Box 721)
Townsville Qld 4810
College Administration:
T (61) 4753 0300
F (61) 4753 0336
Email Administration
College Absence Line:
47530377

CRICOS No. 03317K

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A Ministry in Mercy Partners

Acknowledgement of Country: We give thanks and respectfully acknowledge the Wulgurukaba people, the Traditional Custodians of this beautiful country whose land our College shares. We recognise their ongoing deep spiritual connection to this Country, and the care they gave for thousands of years. We also acknowledge the Bindal people as the neighbouring Custodians of their Country. We pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples here today.