About us

The Australian Parents Council has given parents a trusted voice in education and policy reform in Australia for the past 50 years.

We advocate for the parents of 1.28 million students attending non-government schools (Catholic and Independent). We represent mums, dads, grandparents and carers and advocate their needs and aspirations for their children’s learning and well being.

We work with stakeholders and governments to bring about inclusive education reform,  and to develop policy, practice, programs, leadership and partnerships in schooling and learning.

Our work has improved educational outcomes of students and the social capital of school communities throughout Australia.

We are a not-for-profit, non-denominational and non-party political organisation, funded by parents and supported by government.

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