Lourdes Hill College

Lourdes Hill College

Name: Lourdes Hill College

Group: Institutional Location

Type: Educational College (Secondary)

Years at Location: 1916-Current

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Alumnae of Lourdes Hill College are commonly referred to as ‘Lourdanians’.

Impact on Brisbane Society

Lourdes Hill College was founded in 1916 by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan of the Order of Saint Benedict. Archbishop Duhig offered the sisters one of the choicest sites in Brisbane for a convent and a secondary girls’ school. The College was first administered by Mother Berchmans.


Condon, Clare (21 July 2006). “Address: 90 Years of Lourdes Hill College” [https://web.archive.org/web/20080101035722/http://www.goodsams.org.au/spirituality/reflections/pastreflections00.htm] Retrieved on 15 June 2019.

Spirituality. Sister of the Good Samaritan. p. 1. Retrieved 31 January 2008; Retrieved on 15 June 2019.

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Class-Rooms-completed-1966. [https://foundation.lhc.qld.edu.au/10-Women-10-Decades/Tracy-Madden]