Legislation was introduced into the Federal Parliament in May 2017 to give effect to the Australian Government’s ten-year school funding plan. At the time, the Prime Minister and Minister for Education and Training said giving effect to the plan would establish real needs-based school funding, and that an additional $18.6 billion would be invested from 2018 to 2027 to raise student and school performance through proven strategies. Read…

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The Australian Parents Council is pleased to see the strong emphasis on the importance of engaging with parents throughout their child’s education to improve their achievement before, during and beyond school, outlined in the Gonski panel’s review, ‘Through Growth to Achievement’. We also support the value in individual arm’s length assessment so parents can get…

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