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At PTC, all faculty and staff are actively concerned for the welfare of the students and their families. Care and assistance is provided through a range of means.

Pastoral Dean 

Rev Peter Hastie

Available for consultation and counsel. An appointment can be made to speak with him. Students are encouraged to approach individual lecturers about matters concerning particular subjects.

Academic Dean 

Rev Dr Jared Hood

Available to advise students on subject selection, academic progress and concerning any queries about the requirements of ACT students and PCA candidates.

Students from an Asian background 

Rev Dr Felix Chung

Students from an Asian background will find it helpful to have regular contact and discussion with Felix Chung, who speaks Cantonese and Mandarin.

OH&S Committee

Chaired by the Principal

Holds the physical safety of students and staff as a prime concern, and the committee includes a student representative.

Student Groups

The John Paton Student Fellowshipthe PTC Women’s Group and the regular Care Groups act as vital support groups within college life.

Medical & Dental

Medical and dental practices that can be accessed include: 

Landale Dental Clinic

7 Landale Street
Box Hill 3128
Phone: 03 9899 0148

Dr Thompson & Associates Medical Centre

Suite 6, Floor 1
17 Market St
Box Hill 3128
Phone: 03 9890 6384


Personal counselling

Counselling services are available for many needs through: 
Karinya Counselling Centre588 High Street Rd
Glen Waverley 3150
Phone: 03 9802 2886

Counselling is by appointment and is strictly confidential.

Reduced fees are available for those with a government concession card, or demonstrated financial hardship.

Financial Counselling

Various financial counselling services are available with:
Christian Against Poverty
Phone: 1300 227 000