Media Releases

2017

10/02/2017 – Time is Running Out for School Funding Certainty

03/02/2017 – Independent school sector continues to grow

17/01/2017 – Independent schools challenge inaccurate fee portrayal

2016

28/11/2016 – Devil is in the detail of school funding arrangements

27/09/2016 – Divisive commentary on school funding unhelpful

23/09/2016 – Independent school sector stresses need for stable and predictable funding

06/09/2016 – Independent sector stresses need for accurate analysis of school funding

25/07/2016 – ISCA congratulates shadow ministerial team

18/07/2016 – ISCA Congratulates New Ministers

11/07/2016 – ISCA congratulates Coalition Government on election win

29/06/2016 – Certainty of funding a critical issue for Independent schools as election nears

01/05/2016 – Commonwealth Commitment to Real Funding Growth Welcomed

31/03/2016 – Independent schools value direct Commonwealth funding relationship

15/03/2016 Independent Schools Look To the Future – 2016 ISCA & AHISA National Education Forum

10/03/2016 – ISCA Welcomes Announcement of Dr Michele Bruniges AM as
Secretary of the Department of Education and Training

12/02/2016 – Independent Schools Working to Close the Gap on Education

28/01/2016 – Labor’s Commitment to School Funding Certainty Welcome

15/01/2016 – Independent Schools Welcome Focus on Government Funding for Students with Disability

14/01/2016 – Independent schools have a much greater diversity of fees than often portrayed

2015

30/11/2015 – ALL Education Should be Considered a Public Good

20/09/2015 – ISCA Congratulates New Ministers

20/07/2015 – Report on School Funding Misleading

17/06/2015 – Independent schools welcome simplified student visa processing

11/05/2015 – School Spending is an Investment in Future Prosperity

29/04/2015 – Indigenous Boarding Schools Grateful for Additional Support

13/02/2015 – Quality education depends on quality teaching

05/02/2015 – Student with disability funding for Independent schools a “loading” in name only

2014

13/10/2014  – Curriculum certainty important for Independent schools

01/05/2014 – NCOA attempts to re-define schooling responsibility

13/03/2014 – One national model for school funding unachievable

ISCA’s Opening Statement from the Senate Select Committee on School Funding is also available.

2013

02/12/2013 – Independent schools welcome funding announcements

25/11/2013 – Independent schools support funding model improvements

17/09/2013 – ISCA Congratulates New Ministers

20/08/2013 – Funding Stability Important for Schools

14/08/2013 – Joint Media Statement – International education needs a champion

10/07/2013 – Independent School Council welcomes agreement on Better Schools

14/04/2013 – School Funding Model Clarification Welcomed

2012

28/11/2012 – Australian Education Bill 2012

03/09/2012 – Independent Sector will Partner with Government to Improve School Outcomes

20/08/2012 – Government Commits to Increased Independent School Funding

20/08/2012 – Independent Schools Forum Looks to the Future

20/06/2012 – Government Commitment to Chaplains and Welfare Workers

06/06/2012 – Charity Commissioner Nomination Welcomed

25/05/2012 – New Chaplains and Welfare Workers Welcomed

13/04/2012 – Money Starts to Flow for Students with Disabilities

28/02/2012 – Gonski Recommendations Deserve Futher Consideration

20/02/2012 – Funding Uncertainty Continues for Independent Schools

08/02/2012 – ISCA Supports Coalition’s Ten Principles for School Funding

2011

07/09/2011 – Chaplaincy Program Extension Welcomed

05/09/2011 – Indexation Core to Any Funding Arrangements

30/05/2011 – Independent Schools Welcome Clarification

03/05/2011 – A Positive Step for Students with Disabilities

01/04/2011 – Parental Choice for Education a Must

21/03/2011 – Independent Schools Welcome Funding Certainty

04/03/2011 – Data Release Debunks Funding Myths

24/02/2011 – Funding for Non-Government Schools Assured

2010

17/12/2010 – Independent Schools Make Good Use of BER Funds

16/12/2010 – ISCA Welcomes Issues Paper Release

16/12/2010 – Review of Student Visa Program Welcomed

02/12/2010 – ISCA Welcomes the Delay of My School 2.0

26/11/2010 – Funding Increase Recognises Increasing Costs

27/08/2010 – Independent Education: An Evolving Future

19/08/2010 – Greens “Hit List” Schools Funding Policy Fails Education Outcomes

09/08/2010 – Changes to Indigenous Funding Support Corrects Long Standing Inequity

06/08/2010 – Greens Need to Clarify Non-Government Schools Funding Policy

05/08/2010 – Clock is Ticking for Funding Misinformation

04/08/2010 – Indexation Fundamental to Independent Schools Funding

30/07/2010 – Independent Sector Welcomes Coalition’s Students with Disabilities Policy

21/07/2010 – School Cost Tax Rebate Policy Welcome

28/06/2010 – ISCA Congratulates Crean as Minister for Education

20/05/2010 – ISCA Strongly Supports BER

06/05/2010 – ANAO’s Simplistic Analysis of BER Enrolment Data

29/04/2010 – NSW Greens’ Analysis Misleads Funding Arrangements for Students with Disability

15/04/2010 – Details of Funding Review Welcomed

16/02/2010 – AISNSW, AISSA and ISQ Commissioned Research

28/01/2010 – Parents Want Choice in Schooling

18/01/2010 – Misleading Report Offers Little to Policy Debate

06/01/2010 – Independent School Fees

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