• Office Services
  • Office Services

    The Catholic Education Office Melbourne works in partnership with Catholic schools to provide an educational foundation that develops the whole person within a school environment imbued with Christian values.


  • Accreditation

    AccreditationPrincipals and teachers need to be accredited to teach in a Catholic school, to ensure the Church's mission and purpose is understood.

  • Emergency Management

    emergency managment thumbThe CEOM provides advice to schools about emergency situations and the development and updating of emergency plans.

  • Communications and Marketing

    media marketing thumbThe CEOM provides advice to Catholic schools and principals on a range of media and school marketing issues.

  • Religious Education and Catholic Identity

    Re thumbThe Religious Education and Catholic Identity Unit provides support and resources that relate directly to Religious Education and Faith Development in Catholic schools. 

  • Human Resources

    Human Resources_thumbThe Human Resources Unit provides a broad range of strategic and operational support services for the Executive team. It also provides information and advice to CEOM Staff from all work locations.

  • IT Services

    ICTThe IT Services Unit assists Catholic schools in the management of email, bandwidth, internet traffic, security and school networks.

  • Industrial Relations

    industrial relations thumbThe Industrial Relations Unit provides support to schools about award rates and conditions of service in Catholic schools, OHS and advice on a range of employment issues.

  • Legal Services

    legal services thumbInhouse Legal Counsel provides legal advice to CEOM senior staff and to Victorian Catholic school principals.

  • Professional Learning

    Professional LearningThe CEOM recognises that continuing professional learning is essential for school improvement and staff development.

  • Wellbeing & Community Partnerships

    Student WellbeingThe Wellbeing & Community Partnerships Unit supports and empowers school communities as they care for the wellbeing of their students.

  • VET, VCAL, Apprenticeships & Traineeships 

    vet thumbThere are a range of educational arrangements in schools, including career education, enterprise education, community-based learning and the development of key competencies.

  • Curriculum & Secondary Services

    Secondary Services_thumbCurriculum & Secondary Services staff provide educational support and leadership for secondary schools and their communities, parish priests and canonical administrators.

  • Catechist Support

    Catechist Support thumbThe Catechist team works to support those involved in providing for the special religious instruction of Catholic students attending non-Catholic or government schools.

  • Catholic Leadership Centre

    CLC landing tileThe Catholic Leadership Centre is a new world class conference and learning facility for professional learning programs and executive courses to support Catholic education and key agencies.

  • Finance

    finance thumbAdministration of government funding and accountability requirements, and support for school accounting personnel are provided by the Finance Unit of the CEOM.  

  • Governance & Strategy

    emergency managment thumbGovernance and Strategy includes a range of services that support the CEOM’s and the CECV’s governance and strategic management.

  • Infrastructure & Capital Funding 

    infrastructure capital thumbServices to schools include facilities management and the provision of mechanisms and support for the allocation of capital grants to schools.

  • Leadership

    leadership accountability thumbSupport is provided to develop and implement innovations and best practice in leadership, school improvement and accountability.

  • ICON

    ICON thumbThe Integrated Catholic Online Network (ICON) provides core technologies for Victorian Catholic education.

  • Planning & Sustainability

    Sustainability ThumbThe CEOM provides advice on sustainability, demographics and planning for Catholic schools.

  • Analysis, Policy & Research

    policy advice thumbThe CEOM provides schools with access to information, advice and resources about a range of legislative, regulatory and Canon Law requirements. The CEOM also approves requests from individuals and institutional researchers seeking to undertake research in Catholic schools.

  • Related Organisations

    Cooperative LinksThe CEOM works in partnership with Catholic professional associations, and maintains links with a wide range of state and national educational bodies.

  • School Boards

    school boards thumbThe CEOM responds to the needs of individual schools where support may be needed to establish and maintain an effective school board.

  • Student Learning

    student services thumbThe CEOM provides a range of student support services aimed at assisting students with special learning needs as well as a wide range of initiatives to support school improvement for achieving high standards in student learning, innovation and best practice in teaching.

  • Location & Contacts

    Main Office

    • Melbourne

      James Goold House
      228 Victoria Parade
      Ph: (03) 9267 0228 

    Regional Offices

    • Eastern Regional Office

      39 Hewish Road
      CROYDON VIC 3136 
      Ph: (03) 9724 0200 

    • Northern Regional Office

      Cnr Howard & Rosslyn Streets
      Ph: (03) 9329 8800 

    • Southern Regional Office

      602 South Road
      Ph: (03) 9532 1922 

    • Western Regional Office

      47 Synnot St
      WERRIBEE VIC 3030
      Ph: (03) 9731 3900