P&Cs Qld welcomes Government’s investment in the future of state schools

P&Cs Qld welcomes the Queensland Government’s budget announcement of record spending on state school infrastructure, and further investment in building teaching and wellbeing resources. The investment of $541 million towards three hundred new classrooms will be appreciated by parents as a positive step towards alleviating crowded classrooms. The announcement of a further $1bn for 10 […]

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P&Cs support review into sexual consent education

P&Cs support review into consent education P&Cs Qld, the peak body representing state school parents, supported the Queensland government’s announcement today to review sexual consent education and looks forward to working with the Director General of Education, Principals and other parent groups on this critical issue. Does the P&C see sexual consent education as crucial? […]

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P&Cs regroup after challenging year

As school resumes for 2021, P&Cs across Queensland have been focused on bringing back community building and fundraising events. COVID-safe guidelines introduced during 2020 meant parents and volunteers often weren’t allowed on school grounds. This caused state school P&Cs to cancel or postpone fundraising plans and events which impacted the funds they would normally contribute […]

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COVID-19 smashes P&C fundraising

A member research survey conducted by P&Cs Qld in early July 2020 has confirmed that Queensland state school P&C fundraising has been heavily impacted due to COVID-19. As a consequence of COVID-19 restrictions, more than 90% of fundraising activities have been cancelled or postponed this year. P&C business operations such as tuckshops, uniform shops and […]

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P&C eligibility for COVID-19 payments

Queensland P&Cs that employ staff are eligible to apply for the federal government’s cash flow boost and the Job Keeper payment P&Cs Qld CEO, Kevan Goodworth, has confirmed with the federal Department of the Treasury that Queensland state school parents and citizens associations that employ staff are eligible to apply for two of the government’s […]

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Message to all P&Cs: Coronavirus

Good afternoon everyone, P&Cs Qld is working closely with the Queensland Education Department, the Principals’ Associations and the Queensland Teachers Union around our response to the COVID-19 virus, particularly as it applies to our 1230 P&C associations, including their governance and business operations. We will continue to follow the advice of the state and federal […]

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The Human Rights Act 2019

Queensland’s Human Rights Act 2019 protects 23 human rights in law. The Act primarily protects civil and political rights drawn from the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. It also protects two rights drawn from the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (right to education and health services) and one right drawn […]

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