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Called to the mission of Jesus in Western NSW, the Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes continues to provide excellent opportunities for the education of our children.

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Recent News

  • News Article
    2 March, 2018

    Catholic Schools Week – What’s it all about?


    Catholic Schools Week (CSW) 2018 will be held from 4 to 10 March (Week 6, Term 1). Once again It will involve the communities of all Catholic primary and secondary schools across NSW and the ACT.

    The main aim of CSW is to raise public awareness of the wonderful opportunities that Catholic schools provide and to celebrate our history, our distinctiveness and our many achievements.

    The theme for CSW 2018 is ‘Come and See’.

    CSW is also about strengthening relationships among all who have a stake in our schools – students, staff, families, priests, parishioners, and members of the wider community.


  • Living and teaching in rural & remote communities
    News Article
    1 December, 2017

    Living and teaching in rural & remote communities

    Living and teaching in rural & remote communities offers unique experiences. With our culturally diverse population and some of Australia’s best-known landscapes, these communities are truly special places.

    Wilcannia-Forbes Diocese has 18 schools in both rural and remote communities.Teaching and living in rural NSW offers all the comforts of modern Australian living, without the usual hustle and bustle of city life.

  • New Director of Catholic Education
    News Article
    15 November, 2017

    New Director of Catholic Education

    Most Rev Columba Macbeth-Green OSPPE, Bishop of Wilcannia-Forbes, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Anthony Gordon to Director of Catholic Education in the Diocese, and warmly welcomed Mr Gordon to the Catholic Education Office on Monday.

    Bishop Columba Macbeth-Green said: “Anthony comes to Forbes with a wealth of experience in Catholic Education and we are delighted to welcome him to the Wilcannia-Forbes Diocese.”

Acknowledgement of Country

We would like to acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional lands of the Aboriginal people and their many custodians. We pay our respects to both present and past elders and the continuing custodians of these lands.  May we listen with great care to the heartbeat of Aboriginal lands and to its people who have cared for it so well and for so long.