An Independent Catholic Girls Secondary college - Day and Boarding

Where Ambition Meets Compassion


Welcome to Boarding

Located on Townsville's Strand beachfront, our boarders enjoy an idyllic location in which to live, learn and enjoy life.

Our newly renovated Boarding House offers two levels of air-conditioned dormitory-style accommodation, many with ocean views. 

Our boarders come from Western Queensland, Northern Queensland, the Torres Straits, remote communities and Papua New Guinea.  

Boarding at St Patrick’s College Townsville offers:

  • Air-conditioned, single and multi-dorm facilities 
  • Structured daily study programs
  • Tutoring
  • Structured recreation programs including sport, arts, music, community and relaxation. We use the Strand beachfront as much as possible in ensuring girls have a healthy lifestyle with fresh air and exercise.
  • On-site kitchen and dining in our Cafe by the Sea
  • On-site fully-accredited gym  + pool and sports fields within walking distance
  • On-site nurse
  • On-site psychologist
  • A strong pastoral care team
  • Opportunities to participate in extracurricular activities
  • An all-girls environment where students can learn and grow, free from distraction


Meet our Director of Boarding

Boarding at St Patrick's College Townsville

ICPA Factsheet Educational Allowances for Boarding Families

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

Call in and visit us on Townsville’s Strand beachfront...Where Ambition Meets Compassion

A Ministry in Mercy Partners