Northern Pastoral Region

The Northern Pastoral Region is a popular holiday and retirement destination due to its location on the coast and stunning beaches, particularly around areas such as Foster-Tuncurry and Old Bar.


The region includes a mix of urban and rural dwellers, and farming communities in the district surrounding Gloucester provide a link to many historic Catholic families who have lived and worked in the area.

The Northern Pastoral Region consists of the following 5 Parishes -

These parishes incorporate the following Mass Centres (ordered by Suburb) -

These parishes incorporate the following Schools -