The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Safeguarding of Children, Young People and Adults at Risk

People with disability

Good Samaritan Sisters, throughout their 160 year history, have been committed to working with people with disability, in the spirit of compassion and mutual acceptance.

In Kiribati, Japan, the Philippines and Australia, they respond to opportunities to foster the participation and inclusion of people with disabilities in:

Sister Tuata Terawete visits a hospital in Kiribati

  • parishes;
  • hospitals;
  • local communities;
  • shopping centres;
  • sports venues; and 
  • programs sponsored by other professional agencies.


Award ceremony – Mater Dei, Camden



Since 1957, Mater Dei School at Camden (now part of Good Samaritan Education), in partnership with parents and the wider community, has been an advocate, carer and educator of children and young adults with an intellectual disability.