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How can you get more parents involved? It’s a perennial question. We took a look at a friendly approach that is working at Fraser Primary.

At the end of each financial year, P&C treasurers must have their financial records looked-over by a third party. We have resources to help!

Creating and promoting healthy canteen foods, without going out of business, remains a challenge for many P&Cs. We caught up with a couple of school canteens to hear about their journeys.

Online safety is a huge concern for many parents. The Education Directorate have provided this update on what schools do to keep your kids safe, and what you can do at home.

Mandy Weidmann, known as Australia’s ‘Fundraising Whisperer’, shares her tips for welcoming new parents to the school — and hopefully your P&C. 

Maclaren Wall, Council’s Policy Officer, explains what our schools can expect from the new ACT Government and how Council will continue to be involved. 

Principals, teachers, parents and social-service providers from across Canberra came together in June to explore ways of creating a sense of belonging at school for migrant and refugee parents and students in a unique forum.

Paul Magarey has organised a school bike ride at Lyneham Primary for the last five years. Here he tells how it has become a major fundraiser, as well as a highlight in the school’s calendar.

With children using computers ever more at home and at school, Ann Thomson, Director of the RSI and Overuse Injury Association of the ACT, has some important information for parents and tips for avoiding injury.

Kirsty McGovern-Hooley, outgoing Treasurer at Farrer Primary School, shares a fun and successful fundraiser – their Father’s Day Movie Night.

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