St Joseph’s College, Geelong

St Joseph's College, sometimes referred to colloquially as Joeys or SJC, is a Roman Catholic Independent school for boys, and is located in the inner Geelong suburb of Newtown. It is run under the auspices of the Congregation of Christian Brothers and provides education from year 7-12,

The College has become linked with allegations of child sexual abuse. This is in regard to Brother John Francis Tyrrell who had been charged in 2018 on 14 historical charges including indecent assault and buggery from his time teaching at Geelong’s St Joseph’s College in 1965 and 1966. This included raping a student 140 times and physically assaulting him with a leather strap.

We invite former students of St Joseph’s College, teachers and parents to contact us to tell us confidentially what information they may have, and we will explain what options are available to help with these cases.

Call us or complete the confidential enquiry form.