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Brisbane Catholic Education (BCE) understands the pressures on Defence families and the impacts this may have on your child. Many of our schools offer the specially designed Defence School Transition Programs to help your child effortlessly move schools.
Defence School Transition Programs
Catholic schools are passionate about supporting our Defence force families and proudly participate in the Defence School Mentor (DSM) Program.
Based in our schools located close to Gallipoli Barracks, Enoggera, and RAAF Base Amberley, Ipswich, DSM aides (primary school) and mentors (secondary school) understand the issues Defence families face when transitioning to a new school.
Aides and mentors work with principals and staff to build school capability to support Defence families through direct and flexible on-site assistance to students, parents, teachers, and other support services. Their roles include:
BCE school locations
Catholic schools are conveniently located in suburbs surrounding Gallipoli Barracks at Enoggera and RAAF Base Amberley in Ipswich.
RAAF Base, Amberley
Gallipoli Barracks, Enoggera
*schools with Defence School Transition aides/mentors
Brisbane Catholic Education Office
2A Burke Street, Woolloongabba Qld 4102 Australia
Turrbal and Yuggera Country
GPO Box 1201 Brisbane 4001 Australia
Phone: (07) 3033 7000
Fax: (07) 3844 5101