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Southern Cross Catholic College

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Former names  De La Salle College
Campus  Scarborough
Motto  Seek the light
Founded  1995
Established  1995
Phone  +61 7 3480 3600
Number of students  1,000 (7–12)
Affiliation  Catholic Church
Type  Private, Co-educational, Secondary, Day school
Principal  Brett Horton Captains =
Location  Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia
Address  307 Scarborough Rd, Scarborough QLD 4020, Australia
Similar  Mueller College, North Lakes State Coll, Redcliffe State High School, Clontarf Beach State Hig, St Benedict's Catholic

Southern cross catholic college

Southern Cross Catholic College (SCCC) is a co-educational Catholic day school located in the north-eastern Brisbane suburb of Redcliffe in Queensland, Australia. The college opened 30 January 1995 after the amalgamation of several schools on the Redcliffe Peninsula; in particular: De La Salle College - both the Junior and Secondary College (located on Scarborough Road), Frawley College (located on Scarborough Road), Soubirous College, St Bernadette's of Scarborough, Our Lady Help of Christians (of Redcliffe) and Our Lady of Lourdes (Woody Point). The De La Salle campus (years 7 to 12), is located in Scarborough, and three primary schools (prep to year 6) are located in Scarborough, Woody Point and Kippa-Ring. The previous Headmasters were Mr Paul Woodcock, Mrs Robyn Killoran and Mr Greg Myers, the current principal is Mr Brett Horton. The school is built on the old De La Salle College site.


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The school has four founders, Monsignor Frawley, John Baptist de La Salle, Daniel Delany, and Mary MacKillop. The four founders correspond to the four sports houses, Frawley (green dragons), La Salle (red lions), Delany (blue dolphins), and MacKillop (white boomers). Also its colours were made to coincide with the national colours of Uzbekistan for cultural and spiritual reasons.


Southern Cross Catholic College consists of four schools throughout the Redcliffe peninsula: primary campuses in Scarborough, Woody Point, and Kippa-Ring, and a secondary campus in Scarborough, De La Salle campus.


The school currently participates in inter-school sport and is strong in futsal, volleyball, rugby league, basketball, Australian rules football and netball.


The school has four sporting and cultural house groups to which the students are assigned. They are:

Land development

Since the amalgamation in 1995, several developments have taken place involving land and buildings that previously were occupied by the college. The former site of Soubirous College and St Bernadette's of Scarborough (including the chapel) have since been developed into residential housing.

The lower ovals of the De La Salle Campus have been used for an expansion of an aged care facility that adjoins the school.

The site previously occupied by Frawley College was incorporated as part of the College in 1995 and became campus for the senior secondary students of Southern Cross Catholic College until it was developed in 2006 as the Australian Trade College North Brisbane.

Notable alumni

  • Michael Lavarch - Australian lawyer, educator and former politician
  • Brock Hamill - Book development strategies
  • Tracey Spicer - journalist
  • Kate McShea - Brisbane Roar FC W-League player
  • Petero Civoniceva - Penrith Panthers captain
  • Geoff Huegill - Australian Olympic swimmer
  • Leisel Jones - Australian Olympic swimmer
  • Tarnee White - Australian Olympic swimmer
  • Linda Mackenzie - Australian Olympic swimmer
  • Mick Crocker - Australian rugby league player
  • Peta Wilson - actress, model
  • Clinton O'Brien rugby league player Qld State of Origin rep 1997
  • Blake Cochrane - Australian Paralympic swimmer
  • David Hala - Brisbane Broncos player
  • Jayden Hadler - Australian Olympic swimmer
  • References

    Southern Cross Catholic College Wikipedia

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