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Commentary on relevant issues for parents with children at school.

Meet us Monday – Jenni, CEO

By APC President | Aug 2, 2022

What expertise and experience do you bring to APC? Mum to 3 teenage boys, passion, commitment to achieving equity in education, many years volunteering in schools and sports and a background in…

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Citipointe Christian College Enrolment Contract Highlights Discrimination and Lack of Recourse for Parents In Independent Schools

By APC Media | Feb 7, 2022

The Australian Parents Council (APC) welcomes today’s decision by Citipointe Christian College to retract the discriminatory enrolment contract it sought to impose on its students and their parents. Earlier this…

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Parents support ‘truth telling’ in Australian Curriculum Review

By APC Media | Jul 8, 2021

The Australian Parents Council has firmly backed the focus on ‘truth telling’ and accurate accounts of historical events of the colonisation of Australia in a submission to the current Australian…

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Parents call for support for non-government schools during Covid-19 crisis to safeguard children’s education

By admin | Jul 10, 2020

The Federal Government should be supporting non-government schools during the COVID-19 crisis and do everything it can to maintain the stability of education provision in Australia for the sake of…

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Families forced to home educate during COVID-19 crisis need urgent help

By admin | Jul 9, 2020

‘The government needs to step up and better support students and their families forced into home learning during the COVID-19 crisis. In a letter to the Education Minister Dan Tehan,…

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Submission to the review on senior secondary pathways into work, further education and training.

By admin | Jul 9, 2020

The Australian Parents Council included in it’s submission that: a lack of knowledge and understanding of modern education pathways by parents is acting as a barrier for some students a…

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2019 Parent sentiment survey results

By admin | Jul 9, 2020

Our survey into communication and relationships between home and school found that parents want more information about the social and emotional progress of their child at school as well as…

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VET Mythbusters: A parents guide to Vocational Education and Training

By admin | Jul 9, 2020

As part of National Skills Week the Australian Parents Council is proud to present “VET Myth Busters: A parents guide to Vocational Education and Training” – a free webinar for…

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Remembrance Day

By APC President | Oct 4, 2018

Remembrance Day marks the anniversary of the armistice which ended the First World War in 1918. It is observed with a minute’s silence at 11am. Remembrance Day resources are available…

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