Mary MacKillop was born in Melbourne in 1842 and died in Sydney in 1909. She was the eldest of seven children. Her home life was not always happy. At sixteen she went to work to help support her family who lived in poverty.

In 1866, Mary opened the first St Joseph’s school in South Australia. Mary had a strong belief in her calling to minister to the poor and lost in society. She was often criticised for her attempts to bring education and God’s word to those people seen as ‘sinners’ and least important in society. She was faithful, courageous and compassionate.

Mary’s vision quickly spread, with schools opening in all parts of Australia. She founded the Sisters of St Joseph, who work for the poor all around the world.

On the 17th October 2010 Mary MacKillop became Australia’s first Saint.

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House Coordinator - Julia Lockwood

House Captains - Brady Marshall (12) & Halle Martin (12)

Stage 6 - Luke Lowry (12) & Grace Aldrich (11)

Stage 5 - Hamish Morrison (10)

Stage 4 - Chloe Harris (8) & Maisie Berry (8)

MacKillop House Sports Crest


MacKillop House Charity


Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre Trust Fund

The Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre Trust Fund has been established by the Albury Wodonga Cancer Foundation to support cancer services in the region, in particular the Albury Wodonga Cancer Centre, to provide quality care to patients and families.

The Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre Trust Fund will operate with the sole purpose of raising funds to support cancer services.

For knowledge and information about cancer in general, and also specific services and support organisations available in Albury Wodonga and surrounding communities, please click on the Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre Trust Fund logo image above.