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1986 marked the 150th anniversary of the colonisation of South Australia. To commemorate the sesquicentenary, the Jubilee 150 Board decided to honour a selection of people who had made a significant contribution to the community or gained national and international recognition for their work. It created a Jubilee 150 Walk of 150 bronze plaques set in the footpath of North Terrace.

An educationist and co-founder of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Mary MacKillop is now famous as Australia’s only Catholic saint.

Read more about Mary MacKillop here.

J150 Plaque

Mary Helen MacKillop

1842-1909

Educationist, co-founder

Sisters of St Joseph

Sponsor: Mary MacKillop College, Kensington

By History SA

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