Anthony Banks

Where is your College located in relation to the Capital of your state/territory A 1 - 1 ½ hour drive south of Melbourne. The College provides education to the children of families residing from Mt Eliza, across to Western Port and south to Portsea
What is the nature of your College Padua College is a Catholic, co-educational secondary college situated on the Mornington Peninsula,
How many students 2400
In what year did you commence as Principal of this College 2016
What was your role prior to taking up this appointment

Principal of St Joseph's College, Mildura, a Catholic Co-educational College

What are the one or two aspects of your College that you are especially proud of
  • The sense of pride that the students have in being a member of the Padua College Communtity
What are the main challenges to you and other Catholic schools in your local area
  • Continuing to challenge our students to take up the journey of personal faith and to see the connections between the "good works" that we as a community to in terms of social justice and the good news of the Gospel
What do you believe are the one or two main issues confronting Catholic Secondary Colleges nationally
  • Restoring the faith and trust of our society in the Catholic Church as an institution  and continuing to promote Catholic Education as viable, holistic option for education.




195 Brighton Road, Somerton Park
South Australia, Australia 5044