Our School
Governance Structure

Emmaus College is a school which operates with the consent of the Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne and is operated and governed by Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools Ltd (MACS).

MACS governs and operates 292 Catholic schools in the Archdiocese to continue the mission of Catholic education to proclaim the Good News and equip our young people with the knowledge, skills and hope to live meaningful lives and enrich the world around them.
Because the good work of educating the young is a co-responsible task led by every member of the Catholic school community, School Advisory Councils have been established to provide a crucial point of connection between the wider school community and school leaders.
This governance model was designed to ease the administrative burden on our schools and parishes, allow parish priests to focus on the mission of education in the parish, enable greater collaboration between schools and ensure greater consistency in school policies and procedures.
More information on MACS is available at macs.vic.edu.au.

The Emmaus College School Advisory Council is composed of Canonical Administrators, lay members from the parent body and regional parishes, the College Principal, and the Director of Business Operations.

MACS Code of Conduct for School Advisory Council Members
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MACS Working Together in Mission Charter for Parishes and Schools in the Archdiocese of Melbourne
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School Advisory Council Manual
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School Advisory Council Terms of Reference
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