The Department of Education (DoE) has released new versions of the model constitutions for P&Cs and school councils. The P&C constitution must be adopted at the AGM, before the end of Term 1. Click here for the P&C model constitution and a guide on how to adopt it (on the info place).
P&Cs Qld became a Company Limited by Guarantee in 2012. We have a nine-person Board, six of whom are elected for a maximum of two, two-year terms by the members, and three of whom are appointed by the Board annually. At the 2017 AGM, the President indicated to the members that the QCPCA Board wished
P&Cs Qld annual insurance and affiliation renewal notices have been posted to P&Cs from Monday 5 February (at the school’s postal address). Please keep an eye out for the envelope, which is addressed to the P&C Treasurer. Fees are due by 1 March. We look forward to your continuing affiliation and being able to support
Book now for the next scheduled School Council training 1 May 2018: One-day workshop in Brisbane Click here for the detailed flyer. For more information on this program, contact the QELi programs team on: 07 3007 5222 or firstname.lastname@example.org or to register for this program go to www.qeli.qld.edu.au.
P&C of the Year Awards winners P&Cs Qld has announced the winners in the 2017 P&C of the Year Awards. This was the third year for the Awards, which are sponsored by Commonwealth Bank and recognise the volunteer efforts of parents in state schools throughout Queensland. Eight “Area” winners won $1000 each for their parents
In the lead up to the next state election, QCPCA (trading as P&Cs Qld and School Councils Qld) has prepared a Position Statement which will be used to advocate to various levels of government on behalf of P&Cs in Queensland state schools. We would like to hear the view of your P&C. Please read the
At the QCPCA annual general meeting, held on 8 September at the Sofitel Hotel Brisbane, Kaylee Campradt and Chris Taylor were elected to the Board. Both Kaylee and Chris have volunteered as QCPCA Board Directors for the past two years and, under the QCPCA Constitution, were eligible to nominate for re-election for a second two-year
The QIRC has published the updated Parents and Citizens Associations Award – State 2016 with an increase to pay rates, effective 1 September 2017. Parents & Citizens Associations Award – State 2016 New rates of pay from 1 September 2017 are listed from page 15. Position Descriptors from page 34.
We are expecting that the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission will publish an update to the Parents and Citizens Associations Award – State 2016 with an increase to pay rates, effective 1 September 2017. As soon as this update is available from the QIRC, we will make an announcement on the P&Cs Qld website and on
Two positions for elected directors on the QCPCA Board will become vacant at the Annual General Meeting in September. P&Cs that are current financial members of P&Cs Qld, and P&Cs Qld Life Members are entitled to one vote each. Ballot papers and candidate information have been mailed to eligible members, and P&Cs are asked to
Our friends at the Fundraising Directory are undertaking a National Fete Research Project – the very first large scale-survey of school fetes in Australia. In collaboration with The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Non-Profit Studies based at the Queensland University of Technology, this research will deliver important data for school parent committees and the organisations
Queensland state schools will get an extra day of holidays next year following the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Education and Commonwealth Games Minister Kate Jones said state schools would start Term 2, 2018, on Tuesday 17 April instead of Monday 16 April to allow school buses, used during the Commonwealth Games, to return to
In accordance with the QCPCA Constitution, two (2) Directors’ positions will become vacant in September 2017 and QCPCA members will elect two (2) people to fill these roles. You are invited to nominate to be a QCPCA Director. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a unique and well-respected organisation by helping to build
Thank you to all who participated in nominating and voting for our volunteer Area Co-ordinators. We are delighted to announce that the following volunteers have been accepted to represent their Areas: (Pictured from left) North Coast: Tia Law Darling Downs South West: Elaine McDonnell North Qld: Kerry Bower Central Qld: Sally Whelan Metro North: Penni