Our Links with Community

Notre Dame College believes that education is not ​just about individual learning but also about fostering a sense of community and connection.  

Located in Aura Stockland, Notre Dame College welcomes students from different backgrounds, cultures, and learning abilities, creating an environment that celebrates diversity and promotes understanding. Through shared experiences, dialogue, and mutual respect, we foster a sense of unity and inclusivity that enriches the learning journey for all.  

Notre Dame College is planned to have a Kindergarten and OSHC service on site run by Catholic Early EdCare and is fortunate to receive strong support from key stakeholders in the Catholic education community, including Brisbane Catholic Education (BCE), Our Lady of the Rosary Parish CaloundraMarist Schools Australia, and the Queensland Catholic Education Commission (QCEC).  

Brisbane Catholic Education, as the governing body provides essential administrative and operational support to Notre Dame College. Their collaboration enables the College to deliver a high-quality, faith-based education to students across the region.  

Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Parish, with its commitment to the mission of “being a vibrant community that actively accompanies people to encounter Jesus”, supports the College community by offering spiritual guidance and walking alongside those who are open to a personal relationship with Jesus. Our parish values being; Christ-centred, joyful, relationship-centred, courageous, generous, and authentic. 

Notre Dame College will draw upon the characteristics of Champagnat Marist Identity. Through the Marist spirituality, the community will be supported in developing a real presence to one another, doing good quietly, fostering relationships through a family spirit, developing a love of work, and seeing Mary as a model. Notre Dame College will join nine other Brisbane Catholic Education schools and 57 other Catholic schools across Australia as members of Marist Schools Australia family. 

QCEC, as the peak body representing Catholic schools in Queensland, provides guidance, expertise, and advocacy to ensure Notre Dame College aligns with the broader goals and values of Catholic education.  

Together, BCE, Our Lady of the Rosary Parish,Caloundra, Marist Schools Australia, and QCEC form a strong network of support that enables Notre Dame College to thrive and fulfill its vision and mission.​