The Northern Pastoral Region is a popular holiday and retirement destination due to its location on the coast and stunning beaches, particularly around areas such as Forster-Tuncurry and Old Bar.
The region includes a mix of urban and rural dwellers and farming communities in the district surrounding Gloucester provide a link to many historic Catholic families who have lived and worked in the area.
The Northern Pastoral Region comprises the following 5 parishes -
These parishes incorporate the following Mass centres (ordered by Suburb) -
These parishes incorporate the following schools -