Diocesan Director of Mission and Evangelisation

  • Catholic Diocese of Townsville, QLD
  • Location: Bishops Office, Townsville

The Catholic Diocese of Townsville is led by the Bishop Timothy Harris DD who was announced as the Sixth Bishop of Townsville in February 2017. The Diocese is comprised of 26 parishes which span an area from Proserpine in the south through to Ingham in the north and extends west to the Northern Territory border. The Diocese includes the major commercial centres of Townsville and Mount Isa and many rural and remote communities including Palm Island.

The Bishop has taken the opportunity to review the operation of his Office and this role has been reshaped to provide an increased focus on supporting parishes and agencies and the mission of the Catholic Church.

Reporting to the Bishop and leading a sizable team, this position is ‘outward facing’ and provides leadership for a range of pastoral programs, projects and events, throughout the parishes and agencies, which support the mission and priorities of the Diocese.  

People with experience in a senior level role in a Catholic Church Diocese or agency are encouraged to explore this opportunity by visiting  www.traksearch.com for further information; and learn how to easily progress an interest in this role. Enquiries and expressions of interest are also welcome to John Chesher on 0417 068 220 or jobs@traksearch.com  quoting reference no. TS1373

Closing Date: Monday 18th December 2017

Back to List


More News


10.06.2019

Announcement of National Themes for Discernment opens next phase for Plenary Council

The Plenary Council 2020 moves into its next phase of preparation today with the announcement of the National Themes for Discernment that emerged from a historic process of listening to the voices of more than 222,000 people. Between May 2018 and March 2019, ...

Read Full Article
10.05.2019

New laws further sign that abuse prevention in Church priority

New laws further sign that abuse prevention is Church priority The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has welcomed Pope Francis’ new document on the investigation and reporting of abuse within Church settings, which enshrines some measures long in pl...

Read Full Article
22.04.2019

Joint Statement after Sri Lanka bombings

Joint Statement from Catholic and Anglican Bishops on Sri Lanka bombings At Easter Christians gather all around the world to celebrate the good news of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. In Sri Lanka joy has turned to sorrow with the terrorist attacks on church...

Read Full Article
16.04.2019

Easter Message from Most Rev. Time Harris, Bishop of Townsville

2019 Easter Message At Easter, we celebrate Jesus risen from the dead and we sing with gusto “Alleluia”.  Our faith tells us that it happened and yet do our lives truly reflect that it happened? I mean, because Jesus rose from the dead, death ...

Read Full Article
20.03.2019

Bishops of Oceania visit local Imam

Bishops of Oceania visit local Townsville Imam During the executive meeting of the Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania the bishops took time to visit the local Imam and pay their respects and deliver a statement of support for the communities...

Read Full Article
15.03.2019

New Executive Director of Centacare North Queensland appointed

New Executive Director of Centacare North Queensland  After an extensive recruitment process, today Most Rev. Tim Harris, Bishop of Townsville has appointed Ms Paula Washington as the new Executive Director of Centacare North Queensland. Paula will take...

Read Full Article
17.12.2018

Report outlines Church’s progress since Royal Commission ended

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Catholic Religious Australia have submitted a joint report to the National Office for Child Safety (NOCS) on the Catholic Church’s implementation of the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Instituti...

Read Full Article
22.10.2018

Catholic Church stands with Prime Minister, renews apology

Catholic Church stands with Prime Minister, renews apology The leaders of Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) and the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) have welcomed Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s apology to survivors of institutional child s...

Read Full Article
More Links in this section