Media Releases

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An alarming majority of parents consider roads around ACT schools unsafe, regard traffic volumes as unmanageable, and find parking, pick-up and set-down at school difficult. These are the disturbing results of a survey of over 1000 public school parents conducted by the ACT Council of P&C Associations.

The ACT Council of P&C Associations – the peak representative body for ACT public school parents - is calling upon the ACT Government to match the Federal Government’s $180 000 chaplaincy money with funds for secular counsellors.

The ACT Council of P&C Associations (Council) can see no need for a major overhaul of the Australian Curriculum and is satisfied with the curriculum as it is being implemented in our schools.

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).

On Tuesday, the Lyneham Primary School community will enjoy a leisurely walk to school together followed by a pancake breakfast, provided by the school as part of the Week of Celebrating School Communities co-ordinated by the ACT Council of Parents & Citizens Association.

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