Welcome to the De La Salle District of Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan & Papua New Guinea (ANZPPNG). The De La Salle Brothers were founded over 300 years ago by John Baptist de La Salle in Reims, France. De La Salle was canonised in 1900 and declared Patron of Teachers in 1950. The Brothers are present in over 80 countries.


The Lasallian Family in the District is spread across four countries and is engaged in the Lasallian educational mission through primary and secondary schools, teacher's colleges, welfare works, youth ministry, Lasallian Foundation Australia, formation for mission, Signum Fidei, Lasallian Family (PNG), Young Lasallians and Lasallian Volunteers. The mission is shared between the Brothers and Lasallian Partners whose mission "is to provide a human and Christian education to the young, especially the poor...

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Upcoming Events

Year 9 retreat (Malvern)

Members of the Lasallian Mission Services youth ministry team lead a retreat day for Year 9 students at De La Salle College, Malvern, VIC.

Category:   Young Lasallians
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Wednesday 21st June 2017
Venue:   De La Salle College Malvern, Melbourne
Phone Enquiries:   (02) 9795-6459

Year 7 retreat- Oakhill College

A retreat day for Year 7 students at Oakhill College in Castle Hill (another day also arranged for 23 June).

Category:   Young Lasallians
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Thursday 22nd June 2017
Venue:   Oakhill College, Castle Hill
Phone Enquiries:   (02) 9795-6459

Buttimer Institute program

Many Lasallian partners undertake immersion programs through the Buttimer Institute.

The North American-based centre runs a three-year program aimed at encouraging Lasallians to develop a deeper understanding of the Lasallian heritage and its influence on contemporary education and spirituality.

Category:   Formation
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Monday 26th June 2017
Venue:   St Mary's College, Moraga
Phone Enquiries:   (02) 9795-6452

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News & Announcements

Thank you

Posted by Merv McCormack on 4 April 2017
Thank you
Seventeen Lasallians gathered in l...

Formation for new teachers

Posted by Br John Cantwell on 4 April 2017
Formation for new teachers
Thanks to the organising efforts a...

Go-Go Gadget Connections

Posted on 3 April 2017
Go-Go Gadget Connections
Amazement and delight were the ord...
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