Mount St. Joseph Girls’ College enjoys the mutual benefits of connecting with like minds in our communities and other organisations with similar values and missions.

Partnerships include local, state, national and international organisations. We know that together we achieve more and we constantly strive to build our community spirit with our past, present and future students, staff and their families.

Clarity about our shared ideals and goals underpin this sense of community and open communication ensures the strength of our relationships. Beyond our school community, we are committed to partnerships with:

  • Our local primary schools
  • Our local Parishes
  • Hobsons' Bay City Council
  • The Catholic education sector in Melbourne
  • Experts in girls' education in Australia
  • Josephite affiliated schools in Australia and overseas
  • Schools in Japan, Italy and France
  • International educational networks, Local, National and International Relationships

Catholic Education Office Melbourne (CEOM)

The CEOM works in partnership with Catholic schools to provide an educational foundation that develops the whole person within a school environment imbued with Christian values. Through a range of direct services, the CEOM assist Catholic schools in the Archdiocese to become schools of first choice for Catholic families.

The CEOM provides a wide range of advice and services for schools, teachers and members of the Catholic education community.

Sisters of St. Joseph of the Sacred Heart (SOSJ)

The Sisters of St. Joseph of the Sacred Heart, are a faith community of women, passionate about our share in God’s Mission, engaged with the challenges of our reality and with the call to mission in our times.

The Alliance of Girls’ Schools

The Alliance of Girls' Schools (Australasia) Limited aims to promote the education of girls in single sex girls’ schools. It aims to provide leadership in girls' education and ensure the best opportunities and outcomes for girls in girls’ schools.


AJASS is an Association of Josephite Australian Secondary Schools. Generally, on an annual basis, the College participates in the following:

  • JJAMM experience for senior student leaders.
  • JJAMM experience for staff members of AJASS Colleges.

The College is also establishing a small apostolic group for students called “Junior Joeys” which is a program established by the Sisters of St. Joseph and supported by the AJASS Colleges to maintain the spirit of the Josephite Congregation amongst the students.

AuSSI (Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative)

AuSSI engages participants in a whole-of-school approach, to explore through real-life learning experiences, improvements in a school's management of resources and facilities including energy, waste, water, biodiversity, landscape design, products and materials. It also addresses associated social and financial issues. The Initiative's vision is for all Australian schools and their communities to be sustainable.

ACSA (Australian Curriculum Studies Association)

ACSA supports the professional interests of educators in curriculum work from all levels and sectors within and beyond Australia. It supports educators in striving to ensure that all students have access to a meaningful, relevant and engaging curriculum. It is committed to curriculum reform informed by the principles of social justice and equity and respect for the democratic rights of all.

i-Net (International Networking for Educational Transformation)

iNet works with schools and organisations to transform education through the sharing of best practice and innovation. iNet has over 5,600 members in 35 countries, including most secondary schools in England. iNet has also developed close links with partner organisations and academics in a number of countries.

Zonta International

Zonta International is a world wide organisation of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women through service and advocacy.