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Communication with the College

The following is a list of communication channels that we ask parents/caregivers to use, according to your needs:

Daily Absence/Short Term Absence for Medical Reasons
Student Services Absence Line (07) 4753 0377 or

Late Arrivals/Early Departures
If it is a known late arrival or early departure for an appointment, please have your parent/caregiver write a note in your diary. In the interests of your daughter’s safety and wellbeing, we do require an authorised adult to come into Student Services to officially sign your daughter in and out for appointments.

Health Centre
The Health Centre is located on the ground floor of our Boarding House and can be contacted directly on (07) 4753 0309.

Special Permission for Extended Absence for Non-medical Reasons
All requests with explanations must be addressed to the Principal and in writing to:
The Principal’s Office
PO Box 721
Townsville  Qld 4810
Or via email to

Pastoral Care/Student Welfare/Behavioural Issues - in order of priority:
Pastoral Care Teacher
Head of House
Director of Students - who will refer to the Deputy Principal/Principal or College Counsellor as necessary

Academic/Classwork Issues
Subject Teacher, Head of Faculty/Head of Department
Dean of Academic Operations - who will refer to the Deputy Principal - Academic  as necessary

Subject Changes
Dean of Academic Operations

Careers and Vocational Pathways
Head of Faculty - Careers & Vocational Education

Block/Interschool Sport
Head of Faculty - HPE & Sport

Instrumental Music Lessons
Head of Department - Music & Performance

Faith Needs
Director of Mission

Enrolments & Alumni
Enrolment & Alumni Registrar

Media and Marketing
Director of Marketing, Events and Community Engagement

Accounts and Financial Matters
Finance Office Personnel

Boarding House Matters
Director of Boarding


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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:

CRICOS No. 03317K

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