• Getting to the real story on school funding takes hard work

    The Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) has today responded to a Fairfax business opinion piece “The upside-down funding debate is hurting students”, with ISCA Executive Director Colette Colman saying that, “Understanding the real story on school funding requires hard work. It is unfortunate that Fairfax have not put that work in.” Read more
  • Independent schools funded at half the rate of government schools

    The Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) has responded to recent analysis regarding the growth of Independent school funding. The latest government figures show that on average government schools are publicly funded at around twice the amount of Independent schools. Read more
  • Independent Schools write to members of parliament over funding concerns

    The Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) has written a letter to all members of the Australian Parliament to express concerns about the prospect of sudden and untimely changes to Australian Government funding arrangements for schools. Read more
  • Independent, Catholic Schools Back Copyright Reform

    The peak bodies representing more than 2,700 Catholic and Independent schools have welcomed the Turnbull Government’s plan to update copyright laws to better reflect contemporary practice, but have expressed disappointment that Australian schools will continue to be exposed to possible dangers because the Government has abandoned proposed changes to “safe harbour” provisions. Read more