News & Events

Impressive achievements in maths and science

November 12th, 2018

Congratulations to the following students who achieved impressive results - a Distinction or higher - in the Australian Maths Competition and ICAS Science Assessment.


Year 7

Hannah Koolstra - High Distinction & Best in School

Jovisha Simon - Distinction

Simone Martin - Distinction

Aly-Jack Robinson - Distinction

Year 9

Angelina Lyu - Distinction

Emma Gerber - Distinction

Gabriella Petersen - Distinction

Molly Stow - Distinction


Freya Nixon - Year 7 - Distinction

Bronya Robinson - Year 8 - Distinction

Molly Stow - Year 9 - Distinction

What I took from the Invictus Games

November 8th, 2018

There was much excitement when the newly wed Royals visited Australia to open the Invictus Games Down Under.

Whilst watching some of the coverage with my children, one of whom is in cadets, I asked him what he thought of the military and his reply was “I don’t think the military look after their people well enough.

Principal’s Desk – 8 November 2018

November 8th, 2018

The contrariness of spring weather is certainly upon us at this midway mark of the final term. Our hills landscape is significantly ‘greener’ after recent soaking rains.  However, we know that many farming communities around Australia continue to experience the devastation and challenge of drought conditions.

Arts & Technology Festival 2018

November 1st, 2018

Join us for a delightful evening of live entertainment and creative expression; showcasing the innovative ideas & amazing talent of our student community.

Friday 9th November at the College:

6.00 – 6.45pm

VCE Arts Displays and Installations

Live Music
Media and Drama screenings

7.00 – 8.20pm

College Hall

Music Performances – Jazz Band
Official Opening & Welcome
Guest Speaker, Karina Doig, Mater Christi Alumna
Fashion Parade

Guest speaker Karina Doig is a proud former student of Mater Christi.

Year 10 Reflection Day strikes a cord with students

October 30th, 2018


Year 10 Reflection Day was facilitated by Fr Rob Galea, a talented singer-songwriter and a priest. Fr Rob shared stories about his broken relationships, bad decisions and depression in teenage years. His songs and stories about the strength and faith of those who loved him gave hope that no matter how messy life gets, it can always be turned around.

2018 Sports Awards Night

October 30th, 2018

Sports Awards Night recognises the outstanding achievements and performances of our girls in school sports throughout the year.

This year, the event included performances by the school cheer and sports aerobics teams, door prizes, interactive activities, slide shows and a student made video of the 2018 sporting events.

Vinnies Soup Van Support

October 29th, 2018

Taking part in the Vinnies Soup Van Program was an eye-opening and very rewarding experience.

Over the past year, groups of five students from the Catholic Action Program (CAP) class have had the opportunity to attend the Vinnies Soup Van Retreat.

Developing local young leaders in Knox

October 25th, 2018

In Term 3 we attended a leadership workshop as part of the Knox Young Leaders Program.

When we arrived, along with other young leaders from local high schools, nerves were high and excitement built throughout the room. Our tension settled however, as we warmed up our social skills with some simple games such as introducing ourselves with fun facts.

Writers workshop – learning from an expert

October 25th, 2018

Last week, the Year 11 Literature class and Writers Club were lucky enough to work with charismatic, award winning author, Lili Wilkinson. Throughout the two hour workshop, Lili shared her journey as a writer and provided advice on how to bring our writing to the next level.

College Captains’ message to the Class of 2018

October 23rd, 2018

Yesterday we said farewell to our Year 12 students - the Class of 2018.  It was an emotional day, full of joy and optimism for what lies ahead, and a twinge of sadness as the girls' journey at Mater Christi comes to an end.

College Captains, Sophie and Emily had some wise, funny and emotional words to say during their final speech.