St Mary MacKillop College's motto is ‘faith and courage’. It is only fitting, therefore, that our school, built on these tenants of the Sisters of St. Joseph, support those and their families who show faith and courage in their occupation to protect our community.
MacKillop, with support from the Australian Defence Force and Defence Community Organisation (DCO), provides a dedicated Defence Transition Mentor. Justin Kain, the current DTM, aims to provide support to students that range from social wellbeing and school transition, to academic outcomes and personalised tutoring schemes. Part of our pastoral system, events that occur as part of our Defence contingent include:
Mr Justin Kain