St Mary's College, Toowoomba

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St Mary's College, Toowoomba
St. Mary's College Toowoomba Emblem.png
Toowoomba, QLD
Coordinates 27°33′37.5″S 151°56′31.2″E / 27.560417°S 151.942000°E / -27.560417; 151.942000Coordinates: 27°33′37.5″S 151°56′31.2″E / 27.560417°S 151.942000°E / -27.560417; 151.942000
Type Independent all-male higher primary/secondary
Motto Conanti Corona
(Latin: 'The crown goes to the one who tries')
Established 1899
Founder Christian Brothers
Headmaster Michael Newman
Grades Years 5-12
Enrolment 851 (2016)
Colour(s) Blue/White
Affiliations Roman Catholic, Christian Brothers

St Mary's College, Toowoomba is an all-boys Roman Catholic college in Queensland, Australia. The College was established by the Congregation of Christian Brothers in 1899. In 2016, the school had an enrolment of 851 students from years 5 to 12.[1] St Mary's College has an iPad program to improve learning.


English is the most spoken, although Dinka, German, Portuguese & Indonesian are spoken by more than 100 students. English, Japanese & Spanish are taught at the school.


St Mary's College offers a wide range of subjects, including foreign language and Wood & Metal Technology.

Rugby League[edit]

St Mary's College has a proud history as one of Australia's premier rugby league schools. Notable mentions of current players in the NRL are Johnathan Thurston of the NQ Cowboys as well as Ben and Jaiman Lowe who are with the South Sydney Rabbitohs. Previous NRL players include the trio of Walker brothers (Ben Walker, Shane Walker and Chris Walker) who all began their careers with the Brisbane Broncos.


  1. ^ "2016 Annual Report" (PDF). St Mary's College. Archived (PDF) from the original on 14 November 2017. Retrieved 14 November 2017.