Governance

Dominic College was established and is run by the Salesians of Don Bosco. The School is governed by the Salesian Provincial, College Council, the Rector and Principal. Operationally the school is administered by the College Leadership Team, Principal, and Rector.

  • The Salesian Provincial of the Salesian Province of Australia-Pacific is the Canonical Administrator of the College.
    The Charter for Salesian Schools in Australia sets out the mission of Salesian schools.
  • The College Council works collaboratively in an advisory and supportive role for the Principal of the College. The Council's main function is to provide advice on matters the Principal determines as necessary for the future planning and long-term strategic thinking of the College, in realising the Dream, Vision and Mission, and Charter for the staff and students at Dominic College. The membership of the College Council consists of the Salesian appointed chairperson, Rector, Parish Priest, Principal, Chief Financial and Operations Officer, parent representative and members with particular expertise e.g. legal, educational, marketing, business/finance and building/development (as deemed appropriate by the Principal and Chairperson).
  • The Rector is the Salesian appointed by the Provincial to lead the local Salesian community and has responsibility for the apostolic work of that community.
  • The Principal is appointed by the Provincial and is the educational, pastoral and spiritual leader of the School. The Principal is the competent juridical authority of the school and is an executive officer of the College Council.
  • The College Leadership Team is responsible for the operational management of the College. The membership of the team consists of the Principal, Deputy Principal K-6 and Deputy Principal 7-10, Director of Mission, Leader of Student Services and Administration, and the Chief Financial and Operations Officer. This team discusses and provides advice on policy development, policy implementation, school resourcing and operational management decisions. This team reports directly to the Principal and College Council. It is also supported by other leadership and management teams throughout the College.