COVID-19 Updates

COVID -19 Updates & Information

We continue to closely monitor the development of the COVID-19 coronavirus situation and are committed to following guidance provided by the relevant authorities.

Our focus remains the safety and wellbeing of our students and staff.  This page will be regularly updated to keep our school communities informed of developments.

PLEASE NOTE: Effective Thursday 16 April 2020, we will be shifting from a daily update to a weekly update. This will be posted at 4 pm every Thursday.

Updates are being provided via the links below:


Letters to Parents/Carers

26.04.2020 – Prime Minister’s statement regarding the Australian Government’s launch of the new voluntary coronavirus app, COVIDSafe

For more information on the COVIDSafe app, please visit:

To download the COVIDSafe app for your iPhone please visit:

To download the COVIDSafe app for your android device please visit:

21.04.2020 – Media Release: NSW Catholic Schools Prepare for Term 2

07.04.2020 – Press Release: Minister for Communications – Fletcher re: Keeping Our Kids Safe Online during Covid-19

01.04.2020 – Letter to Parents COVID-19 from the Director of Catholic Education, Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes

23.03.2020 – Letter to parents/carers via Compass

23.03.2020 – A message to the people of Wilcannia-Forbes from the Most Rev. Bishop Columba Macbeth-Green

Advice & Information

For current advice and information about affected schools, go to Catholic Schools NSW.

All up-to-date advice relating to the virus and travel can be found on the Australian Government Smart Traveller site.

For a daily update on COVID-19, please go to the Australian Government Department of Health website.


As many of our students are now online learning from home it is important they stay safe. The attached resource is a great source of information for parents.