Choosing a college for your student’s secondary education is a long-term investment in their future. You’ll want a college that delivers a quality education that is not just about academic results, but one with values, respect and safety, has the best interests of your student at heart, is future-focused and one that helps shape them to be the best version of themselves.

Newman Catholic College will be such a college. Enrolments are now being taken for 2022 onwards. Newman Catholic College will open with Year 7 in 2022, adding one year level each year until Year 12 is reached in 2027.

As a Catholic college, Newman Catholic College is welcoming to students and families of all faiths, abilities and socio-economic backgrounds, who wish to support the ethos of Newman Catholic College and what it has to offer. There are no geographical enrolment catchments.

How to apply

It is very easy to apply online; simply complete and submit your application at the link below. You can return to your application as often as needed for up to 30 days, without having to restart your application. Once submitted, you will receive an email confirming that your application has been received. Please check your junk mail folder if you don’t receive this email.

The online application allows you to apply for one or more children at the same time and to one or more Catholic schools and colleges in the Cairns Diocese. There is no application fee to apply to enrol your child at Newman Catholic College!


If you would prefer to complete a printed application form, please drop into the Newman Catholic College office at Smithfield Shopping Centre, opposite K-Mart, or email and we can send you one by email or post.

Or simply just pop into the office to see our staff who would be delighted to meet you and assist you with your application.

When to apply

Applications are now being taken for Year 7 in 2022 and future years and year levels. Applications will continue to be received at any time of the school year and offers for enrolment made, subject to availability.

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If you have a general enrolment enquiry and are not yet ready to apply, please complete this form.

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