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Federation

Federation

The Australia Aotearoa-New Zealand Federation of the Sisters of St Joseph was established in 1967. The five Congregations making up the Federation at that time were Perthville, Goulburn, Lochinvar, Tasmania, and Whanganui New Zealand.

On 24th May 2012, the Sisters of St Joseph Tasmania, celebrated their fusion with the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart.

At the 25th Meeting of the Federation, hosted by the Tasmania branch at Launceston on 28 May 2012, the Tasmanian Sisters withdrew from the Federation.

On 19 March 2013, the Sisters of St Joseph Goulburn, celebrated their fusion with the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart.

The Sisters of St Joseph Whanganui received the Decree of Fusion with the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart on 22 February 2013, and will celebrate on 24th August 2013.

On 15th April 2013, the final meeting of the Federation was held in Perthville, NSW.


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Members of the Leadership teams for the Perthville, Lochinvar, Goulburn and Whanganui Congregations gather for the last Federation Meeting.

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