Dominican Education Australia

At the request of the Dominican Sisters of North Adelaide, the Dominican Sisters of Eastern Australia, and the Holy Cross Congregation of Dominican Sisters in AdelaideDominican Education Australia was established by the Catholic Church on 28 January 2015. DEA is a Public Juridic Person (PJP) of Pontifical Right, meaning it has responsibility for both canonical and civil governance.

DEA was officially launched in Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne during August 2016. DEA exercises oversight of the six educational ministries that have previously been the responsibility of the three founding Congregations.  These are: St Mary's College, Adelaide SA, St Dominic's Priory College, North Adelaide SA, Cabra Dominican College, Cumberland Park, Santa Sabina College Strathfield NSW, St Lucy's School, Wahroonga NSW and Siena College Camberwell VIC.

St Mary’s College Board of Directors

The Board of Directors are appointed by the Trustees of Dominican Education Australia (DEA) to ensure good governance, to fulfil the statutory obligations as a Director of a Not-For-Profit Company, regulated by the ACNC,  and to support and enhance the Catholic, Dominican identity and mission of the College. 

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Catholic Education South Australia (CESA)

St Mary's College works in collaboration with Catholic Education South Australia.

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We acknowledge that we live, learn and work on the traditional land of the Kaurna people.

We recognise and respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land.

We acknowledge that they are of continuing importance to the Kaurna people living today.


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253 Franklin Street Adelaide,
SA 5000

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