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School Chaplain


The school enjoys the service of a school chaplain. The chaplain is part of the pastoral care team at the school and are available 5 days a week. The chaplain is located in an office in U block.

Key messages

  • A chaplaincy/student welfare service is an optional service introduced into a state school to provide students, staff and parents with social, emotional and spiritual support.

  • A chaplain/student welfare service is not an Education Queensland employee, they are employed by an authorised employing authority.

  • Chaplaincy/student welfare services provide an additional adult role model in schools.

  • A school's chaplaincy/student welfare service complements other support services in the school such as those offered by the guidance officer.

  • A chaplaincy/student welfare service is not a counselling service.

  • Local chaplaincy committees perform an advisory role to the principal for the development and implementation of the school chaplaincy/student welfare service.

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