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A special message from the Director-General: Regional leadership team

Following the announcement from the Director General Jim Watterston (below) , P&Cs Qld would like to congratulate Peter Kelly, Executive Principal, Chancellor State College who has been successful in securing the position of Regional Director, North Queensland Region and Margaret Gurney who has been appointed to the position of Regional Director, Far North Queensland Region. […]

Family-School Partnerships Framework

The Family-School and Community Partnerships Bureau has refreshed the Family-School Partnerships Framework and developed a set of supporting materials. These materials include engagement and partnership research, and policy and practice resources. The framework was originally developed by the Australian Council of State School Organisations, Australian Parents Council and the Australian Government, and endorsed by Australia’s […]

Issue with spam email

We have been alerted that spam email has been sent from the email address If you have received an email like the following, please do not click on it. We are working to ensure that this does not happen again and apologise for any inconvenience this has caused.

State School Parents and Triple P Join Forces

Queensland’s largest school-based parent body and the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program have joined forces to promote the benefits of positive parenting to state school parents. P&Cs Qld is encouraging local committees to host free Triple P seminars and group parenting challenges amongst other initiatives to give parents easy access to free, evidence-based parenting […]

Free parent engagement events

Queensland Parents & Friends Federation invites state school parents to join Catholic parents at free parent engagement events in Bundaberg, Gladstone and Brisbane (Nundah and Upper Mt Gravatt). This is an opportunity to meet with Dr Debbie Pushor, a leading researcher and practitioner in parent engagement. Click the links below for more information. Please email […]

Help us tell our history

Over the past 70 years, QCPCA, through P&Cs Qld and more recently School Councils Qld, has engaged with thousands of state school P&C members, parents, children, principals and Departmental representatives. To help us celebrate our 70th year in 2017, and as we move towards our diamond jubilee in 2022, P&Cs Qld will be collecting QCPCA […]

Mixed report card for Gonski 2.0

P&Cs Qld welcomes aspects of the Turnbull government’s proposed new education funding arrangement, released Tuesday 2 May, 2017. It also cautions against the apparent reduction of overall funding of around $300 million over the next ten years to Queensland schools. P&Cs Qld CEO Kevan Goodworth said, “Gonski 2.0 goes a good way to addressing some […]

New version: Accounting Manual for P&Cs

The Department of Education and Training has advised that the Accounting Manual for Parents and Citizens’ Associations has been updated to version 3.4. The new version can be found on the Department’s website. Click here to download the Manual as a PDF. A summary of changes has also been published, which outlines the changes from […]

2017 member survey

It’s that time of year when we ask P&Cs to answer a few questions that will help us to improve our services. Members will notice a change to the number and kinds of questions we are asking in our member survey this year. Why are we asking so many questions? This additional information will help […]

A reminder of P&C financial reporting responsibilities

Annual reporting requirements As reflected in the Department’s Parents and Citizens’ Associations – State Schools procedure, there is a legislative requirement for principals to provide copies of their P&C’s audited financial documents (including annual audited statements, with appended certificates, auditor’s report and any management letters) and the contact details for the incoming Executive Committee to […]

Nominate to be an Area Co-ordinator now!

P&Cs Qld is calling for nominations for the volunteer role of Area Co-ordinator from P&C members in each of our eight Areas across the State: Central Queensland Darling Downs South West Far North Queensland Metro South Metro North North Coast North Queensland South Coast Through Area meetings and events, our Area Co-ordinators and their teams […]