We are the peak body of ACT public school parent associations. We promote the interests of parents and other school community members to government.

We also help school parent associations to operate effectively.

Latest News

  • Setting your goals: fun and fundraising

    A little thought and planning now, some shared goals and fresh ideas, and your P&C will be on track for a great year!


  • Active Travel Tips

    There are so many benefits (physical and mental health, environmental and social) of walking or riding to school, but it can be tricky to incorporate into the family routine.

    We hope these tips help. And remember, you don't have to walk all the way, or every day!

  • Parents’ Council calls for rethink of school book-packs

    Larger families and those on low incomes are being disadvantaged by the way many public schools arrange their annual ‘book-packs’.

    The ACT Council of Parents and Citizens Associations says that schools and the Education Directorate need to better consider family finances and the quality of items when entering into contracts for the bundles of school supplies parents are asked to purchase each year.

  • Ready for the new year?

    Get your plans for 2019 underway now for a great start to the year!

  • Why I volunteer

    We're so grateful to the wonderful people who give up their time to keep P&Cs and Council thriving. But why do they do it?

    Understanding that can help you recruit - and keep - your own workforce of helpers.