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ISCA Supports Coalition’s Ten Principles for School Funding

The Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) has welcomed the ten principles that underpin the Federal Coalition’s approach to student funding that were announced last night in an address to the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute by Shadow Education Minister Christopher Pyne MP. ISCA’s Executive Director, Mr Bill Daniels said today that the independent schools sector […]

ISCA Submission – Consolidation of Commonwealth Anti-Discrimination Laws

On 1st February 2012, ISCA lodged a submission in to the Attorney-General’s Department regarding the Discussion Paper – Consolidation of Commonwealth Anti-Discrimination Laws. The full submission is available in ISCA Submissions.

ISCA Submission – Review of the Not-For-Profit Governance Arrangements Consultation Paper

On 25th January 2012, ISCA lodged a submission in response to the Treasury Consultation Paper – Review of the Not-For-Profit Governance Arrangements Consultation Paper. The full submission is available in ISCA Submissions.

ISCA Media Release – Chaplaincy Program Extension Welcomed

The Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) has today welcomed the Federal Government’s extra $222 million commitment to extend the National School Chaplaincy Program (NSCP) and enable an additional 1000 schools the opportunity to participate in the program. Mr Bill Daniels, Executive Director of ISCA, said that the NSCP is a distinctive program that provides […]

ISCA Media Release – Indexation Core to Any Funding Arrangments

The Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) has today welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement that it will continue to index its funding payments to non-government schools for the 2011 calendar year.  Mr Bill Daniels, Executive Director of ISCA, said that this positive decision was a key element of the funding arrangements by recognising that all […]

ISCA Submission to the Inquiry into the Schools Assistance Amendment Bill 2011

On 5 July 2011, ISCA lodged a submission to the Inquiry into the Schools Assistance Amendment Bill 2011 being undertaken by the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Education and Employment. The full submission is available in ISCA Submissions.

ISCA Opening Statement to the Inquiry into National Funding Agreements

On 24th June 2011, ISCA appeared before the Inquiry into National Funding Agreements being undertaken by the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit. The full text is available in Speeches and Presentations.

Abbotsleigh Parent Forum Communique – Premier Supports School Choice and Diversity

Abbotsleigh School, the NSW Parents’ Council and the Association of Independent Schools of New South Wales released a communiqué on 9th June 2011 following the Abbotsleigh Parent Forum held on 8th June 2011. “The Premier of New South Wales, Barry O’Farrell, addressed more than 400 parents of independent school students, representing more than 60 independent […]

Abbotsleigh Parent Forum

On 8th June 2011 Independent Schools Council of Australia Executive Director Bill Daniels spoke at the Abbotsleigh Parent Forum. The Forum, which was jointly organised by Abbotsleigh School and the NSW Parents’ Council, gave over 400 parents from more than 60 independent schools an opportunity to voice their concerns regarding the Federal Governments Review of […]

Independent Schooling in Australia 2011

In June 2011 ISCA published its update of key statistics related to the independent schools sector in Independent Schooling in Australia Snapshot 2011. A hard copy can be obtained by contacting ISCA. The Snapshot is available to view and download in Independent Schooling in Australia Snapshot.

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