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Below is a summary of information CaSPA has received from School Communities as at 24 November 2022.


State Territory College Town Outgoing Principal Details Incoming Principal Details

NT O'Loughlin College Darwin Rhett Bowden Principal Xavier College Megan Evans


Xavier College Bathurst Island Brad Cooney Rhett Bowden
NSW Saint Gregory's College Campbelltown Paul Brooks (Acting)

Matthew Brennan

1 August 2022

NSW  St Vincent's College Ashfield New School

Ray Martin 2023

NSW CathWest Innovation College Mt Druitt Cathy Larkin Retiring

Position to be Advertised

NSW Chevalier College Bowral Chris McDermott

Greg Miller 2023

NSW St Luke's Catholic College Marsden Park Greg Miller Principal Chevalier College 2023

Kelly Bauer

Term 4 2022

NSW St Pius X College Chatswood John Couani

Michael Ronchetti 2023

NSW St Dominic's College Penrith Michael Ronchetti Principal Pius X College 2023

Position to be Advertised

QLD Stuartholme School Toowong Kristen Sharpe Retiring Position Advertised
QLD St Augustine's College


Matt Brennan Principal St Gregory's College

Glen Seivers

(Acting 2022)

Position Advertised
SA St Michael's College Henley Beach John Foley Catholic Education Office

Tony Daley


SA St Ignatius College Athelstone Peter Coffey Retiring - end of 2022

Barbara Watkins

(Interim Principal 2023)

SA Cardijn College Noarlunga Paul Rijken Retiring end of Term 2 2022

Steve Byrne 

January 2022

SA Sacred Heart College Somerton Park Steve Byrne


Cardijn College 2022

Daniel Lynch

January 2023

SA Mary MacKillop College Kensington Kath McGuigan


Sonia Nelson

January 2022

SA Christian Brothers College Adelaide Daniel Lynch

Principal Sacred Heart College 2023

David Johnston

January 2023

TAS St Patrick's College Launceston Tony Daley Principal St Michael's College 2023 Position to be Advertised


Brendan-Shaw College Devonport Frank Pisano Retiring Position Advertised

Damascus College

Mt Clear Matthew Byrne

Deputy Director

Ballarat Catholic Ed

Steven Mifsud

Term 3 2022


Emmanuel College

Altons Chris Stock


Position Advertised

Padua College

Mornington Anthony Banks

CEO Christian Brothers Province

Position to be Advertised 2023

Doxa College

Bendigo John Russell


Position Advertised

LaValla Catholic College

Traralgon John Freeman

Principal Mary MacKillop Catholic College

Ryan Greer

(Term 2 2022)


Mary MacKillop Catholic College

Leongatha Doug Doherty

Acting Principal term 1 2022

John Freeman


Marist College

Bendigo Darren McGregor

Director Marist Schools Australia

Giselle Talbot

(Term 3 2022)


Parade College

Bundoora Andrew Kuppe

EREA Victoria

Position to be Advertised
WA Mandurah Catholic College Mandurah Chris Wallace Principal - Seton College Troy Francesconi (Acting) Position to be Advertised
WA Clontarf Aboriginal College Waterford Frances Haji-Ali (Acting)

Frances Haji-Ali


WA St Brigid's College Lesmurdie Carmen Cox Retiring

Veronica Parker

July 2022

WA Aquinas College Perth David McFadden Retiring

Robert Henderson

WA Newman College Churchlands John Finneran Marist Schools Australia

Andrew Watson

Term 2 2023

WA St Norbert College Queens Park Simon Harvey Principal Mazenod College

Sharon Rainford


WA Mazenod College Lesmurdie Andrew Watson Principal Newman College

Simon Harvey

Term 2 2023

WA  Luumpa Catholic School Balgo Hills Lyla Forte Acting Principal 2022

Rachel Smith

WA St Luke's College Karratha Alana Otway Resigned

Adrian Corriera

WA Salvado Catholic College Byford Salvado Giancono Principal St Helena's CPS

Ian Hagen

WA Kearnan College Manjimup Carol Geurts Acting Principal 2022

Ben Priest

WA St Mary's College Broome Coby Rhatigan (Acting) Acting Principal 2022

Coby Rhatigan

WA St Mary MacKillop Catholic College Busselton Frank Norton Resigned

Mark Browning

WA St Joseph's College Albany Mark Browning Principal St Mary MacKIllop Catholic College 2023

Rachael Keenan

WA John XXIII College Perth Robert Henderson Principal Aquinas College 2023

Daniel Mahon