National Child Protection Week is coming up – Here’s how you can get involved IMAGE Catholic Schools

National Child Protection Week is coming up – Here’s how you can get involved

August 20, 2021 Alexander Foster

National Child Protection Week is a campaign held annually across Australia to raise awareness of child abuse prevention. This year’s campaign will be held between 5 – 11 September.

Sharing HOPE with our community! IMAGE Catholic Schools

Sharing HOPE with our community!

August 20, 2021 Tim Bowd

In the face of Stage 4 Lockdowns, we are encouraging our school communities to take part in a HOPE-filled initiative, designed to foster a sense of community across the Diocese.




August 20, 2021 Brittany Gonzalez

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many to experience feelings of isolation and despair as our everyday lives change on a daily basis.

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Tracking change overtime

August 17, 2021 Brittany Gonzalez

In 2004 Conor Ashleigh studied Year 11 at St Francis Xavier College, Hamilton, when he took part in a school immersion trip to Cambodia. It was an experience that brought together many Catholic social teachings he learned during his formative schooling years and as part of his upbringing in a 'strong Catholic family'.

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Humanitarian Goals

August 16, 2021 David McGovern

As a child growing up in Argentina, Pope Francis did what many other lads his age did when playing their favourite sport of soccer – they made do.

Gate to Plate at St Joseph’s Taree IMAGE Aurora

Gate to Plate at St Joseph’s Taree

August 14, 2021 Lizzie Watkin

St Joseph’s Primary School, Taree has a cooking program called Gate to Plate. 

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Delivered to Country

August 13, 2021 Liz Baker

During this year’s NAIDOC Week (4-11 July), Australia Post unveiled new parcel packaging that includes a dedicated space for the inclusion of traditional Aboriginal place names.

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Steps towards sustainability

August 12, 2021 Lizzie Watkin

As one of the largest organisations in the region, the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is in a unique position to lead by example.