The SRE Co-ordinating Team

The Diocese provides support and encouragement to SRE teachers and assistants through regional co-ordinators. They regularly visit schools and centres to encourage the SRE teachers and assistants in their important work. They are also involved in training programs.  


Southern Region SRE Co-ordinator



Mrs Vicki Mair  is married with two grownup children. She has been a classroom teacher for many years in both city and country schools. 

Vicki is an experienced SRE teacher who lives in Bathurst and is a member of St Michael and St John's Cathedral Parish. 
Vicki is the Southern Region SRE coordinator. In this role, Vicki helps, supports and encourages SRE teachers through term visits. 


Contact Vicki at:   
P:  02 6332 2835 or 6334 6400
E: (remove XX) vicki.mair XX @bathurst XX



Northern Region SRE Co-ordinator


Miss Jacinta Thatcher joined the Special Religious Education (SRE) co-ordinating team in August 2017 and has recently been appointed the Northern Region SRE Co-ordinator for the Diocese of Bathurst. She also assists the Southern Region SRE Co-ordinator.

Jacinta completed a degree in Theology in 2017. She is a member of the St John the Baptist Parish, Gulgong and teaches three days a week at All Hallows School, Gulgong. Jacinta is also a member of the Diocesan Pastoral Council’s Participation of Young Catholics Working Group. 

Contact Jacinta at:
P: 6334 6400
E: (remove XX) sre2 XX @bathurst XX


Catholic Conference of Religious Educators in State Schools

CCRESS is the Catholic Conference of Religious Educators in State Schools in NSW-ACT. CCRESS draws its membership from every Catholic Diocese in NSW and the ACT and exists to assist Bishops to promote the evangelising mission of the Catholic Church through the work of the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD). Bishop Brian Mascord (Wollongong Diocese) has been allocated the responsibility by the NSW-ACT Bishops for issues associated with the work of CCD via CCRESS. 

Inter-Church Commission on Religious Education in Schools (NSW) inc.

ICCOREIS is the peak body that represents many churches that provide Special Religious Education in public schools in NSW. More information can be found at 




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