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Catholic Education in the Archdiocese of Canberra/Goulburn

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“As an inclusive and welcoming community, the Catholic Education office gives witness to the values of Jesus Christ through leadership, support and services to Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese”

Welcome to Catholic Education and to the schools in the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Extending from Pambula on the south coast, to Crookwell in the North, through to the western point of Lake Cargelligo, the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn covers both the ACT and NSW, a total of 88,000 square kilometres.

There are 56 System Schools and 6 Catholic Early Learning Centres in the Archdiocese:


  • 24 Primary Schools
  • 5 Secondary Colleges
  • 8 Catholic Early Learning Centres


  • 19 Primary Schools
  • 3 Secondary Colleges
  • 4 K – 10 Schools (Central Schools)
  • 1 K – 12 School

Our school system educates 21,229 boys and girls. We have 1,686 Teachers and Support Staff and a Catholic Education office of 85 staff members who support these schools.

We have much to be proud of and much to be grateful for in our wonderful and historic Archdiocese. We invite you to visit our schools and to acquaint yourselves with all that the educational arm of the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn has to offer.