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We know that managing bullying is a serious concern for many students and families. Council’s Communications Officer, Janelle Kennard, looks at one program already having an impact in our schools.

Welcome to second semester!

The ACT Government announced its budget for 2019-20 in early June. How did schools fare?

The Education Directorate have provided this update on the new system-wide template for student reports, along with a preview of some of the features of the template and how the content is generated.

Council has been voicing parent concerns about violence in schools for some time. Here is an update on our work in this area and how parents can be involved.

Parent associations contribute to their communities in all sorts of ways. At Mount Rogers Primary school, that includes getting people together to keep fit!

One way to swell our volunteer ranks might be to better understand why people leave, writes Council Communications Officer, Janelle Kennard.

Council’s auditors, Tailored Accounts, outline the new Single Touch Payroll system, required by the tax office, and how it will affect P&Cs which employ staff.

There are several important upcoming bills and payments which P&Cs should be aware of, as well as a few forms which you should have already completed.

We’d like to congratulate Vivienne Pearce – long-serving, tireless and passionate volunteer for P&Cs and Council – on receiving a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) on Australia Day.

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