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The ACT Council of Parents & Citizens Associations welcomes the judgement handed down by the High Court of Australia in relation to Ronald Williams v Commonwealth Of Australia & ORS (2014).

We represent parent views to government and lobby for changes parents want.

Here are some recent examples:

Several Council sub-committees focus on issues and improvements on specific topics and share expertise across parent associations. These are outlined below.

To join any of these groups, use this nomination form.

All our Working Groups function by email, and the occassional online meeting. For most, the time commitment can be very little, or up to 5 hours per term, depending on how much you wish to be involved.

Elected Council representatives voice parent concerns to Government. 

Policy Officer, Maclaren Wall, reports on Council’s recent involvement in the formation of a new gifted and talented education policy for ACT public schools.

In April, six Year 11 students from Canberra schools spent an exciting and enlightening week at the exclusive UBS Young Women’s Leadership Academy in Sydney.

The environment teacher, parents and students at Wanniassa Hills Primary School recently joined forces to create an innovative hothouse made from PET bottles! The original inspiration and design for the hothouse came from an article discovered on the internet.

School grounds are probably more important than you think. Jenny Dibley from ACTSmart Schools looks at how to get the most out of your school environment while making it more sustainable, and outlines some ACT government resources that are there to help.

The following Grants accept applications from schools and/or parent associations.

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