Monterey has a dedicated wellbeing team available to support students and their families navigate challenges that may impact on their achievement, engagement or connection with school.

Parents and Students can make a wellbeing referral here.

We understand that the wellbeing of our students is of the utmost importance. That’s why we have dedicated resources and support systems in place to ensure that every student at Monterey Secondary College feels safe, supported, and able to reach their full potential.

Our team of dedicated and trained professionals is here to provide guidance, support, and assistance to students who may be struggling with a variety of issues, including mental health, bullying, and academic stress.

We offer a range of services and resources to help our students, including:

  • Counseling and therapy services: Our on-site team of mental health professionals is available to provide one-on-one support and guidance to students who may be struggling with mental health issues.

  • Bullying prevention and support: We have a zero-tolerance policy towards bullying and have implemented a range of measures to prevent and address bullying, including regular education programs, counseling, and support for victims.

  • Academic support: Our teachers and academic support staff are available to provide extra help and guidance to students who may be struggling with their studies.

  • Student leadership and engagement: We encourage our students to take on leadership roles and get involved in our school community through a range of programs and activities.

  • Health and wellness programs: We offer a variety of programs and resources to promote physical and emotional wellbeing, including yoga and mindfulness classes, sports teams, and health education programs.

We understand that each student’s needs and circumstances are unique, and we are committed to working with families and other support services to provide the most appropriate and effective support for each individual student.


The Monterey Student Wellbeing Team includes:

  • Student Wellbeing Coordinator
  • School Chaplain
  • Youth Worker(s)
  • School Nurse
  • Koori Engagement Support Officer
  • School-Based Psychologists
  • Mental Health Practitioner

Doctors in Schools

Monterey also provides the Doctors in Schools program. On a weekly basis, the Medical Team (comprising of a General Practitioner and a Nurse) provide clinical services for students at the College.

Services are highly supportive of student needs. The Doctors in Schools program can also provide referrals for students to access allied health professionals (including psychologists) as needed.