We endeavour to:

  • Extend the influence of the Cathedral in the Diocese and City of Townsville
  • Help to ensure, for future generations, the presence and security of a great building which continues to be an inspiration to all who visit it
  • Encourage the development of community interest and contact with the Cathedral to promote pastoral, cultural and historical programs
  • Support the Chapter in their concern for the physical welfare of the Cathedral
  • Provide support for Cathedral events
  • Provide support through regular financial membership
  • Act as stewards and/or guides to exercise a ministry to visitors
  • Assist in the Cathedral Gift Shop (when established)
  • Provide financial support for particular projects that help to maintain or enhance the Cathedral
  • Sponsor social events and assist with their organisation, including catering
  • Sponsor events where members of the Cathedral community and invited guests may have an exchange of views on matters of mutual interest and/or learn more about activities of the Cathedral
  • Support social events which can provide opportunities for networking and outreach to the wider community
  • Actively seek to expand membership

Office Bearers

President: Rev. Shirley Thomson

Vice-President: Canon Mary Gallagher

Treasurer: Leigh Kennedy

Become a member

Make a difference! Become a Member. Everyone is welcome to join.


Membership Fees: 

Ordinary Membership $30,

Family $40,

Corporate $250,

Life $500,

Concession (Student/Pensioner) $20,

Remote $20.

Membership Application
This can be printed off or just email the details to stjamescathedral@hotmail.com
Application_Friends_St_James (1).pdf
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Any enquiries, please send to stjamescathedral@hotmail.com We'd love to hear from you.