Time to re-imagine P&Cs

Federal Shadow Minister for Education and Training, Hon. Tanya Plibersek MP, will open P&Cs Qld annual State Conference in Brisbane on September 6 as more than 400 parents and education leaders gather to learn, share their experiences and work towards reimagining the role of today’s P&Cs. Australia’s biggest parent conference offers two days of professional […]

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P&Cs Qld welcomes new President and Chair

Newly elected President and Chair of the QCPCA, (trading as P&CS Qld and School Councils Qld) Ms Kaylee Campradt has taken on the significant leadership role representing our state schooling families in Queensland. A parent of two children, Kaylee has been active in P&Cs for eight years, an elected Board Director with P&Cs Qld and […]

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Call for nominations: QCPCA Directors

In accordance with the QCPCA Constitution, two (2) Directors’ positions will become vacant at the AGM in September 2019 and an election conducted to fill these two (2) 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 […]

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Far North Qld P&C and QCPCA Branch members invited to share history

P&C members especially those who participated in FNQ QCPCA at Branch, Regional, State levels are invited to share their stories to collect the history of Parent Advocacy in Far North Queensland State Schools. In 2022 Qld Council of Parents and Citizens’ Association (QCPCA) trading as P&Cs Qld will celebrate its Diamond Jubilee. Over 70 years […]

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Students cash in containers for their school’s P&C

MEDIA RELEASE Following the recent launch of its Container Refund Scheme (CRS) pilot program, P&Cs Qld is proud to announce that the first school collections under the pilot were made recently from Chatswood Hills State School and Bellevue Park State School. The school’s student bodies have been praised for their remarkable efforts which have seen 1,000 […]

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31 schools to kick off CRS Pilot Program!

MEDIA RELEASE The Queensland Minister for Education, Hon. Grace Grace MP launched P&Cs Qld Container Refund Scheme (CRS) pilot program on November 2, officially congratulating the 31 Queensland state schools that will start collecting containers on-site for cash. The P&Cs Qld CRS pilot program will see waste collection points located on school grounds. The P&Cs […]

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P&Cs Qld backs vital first steps to tackling cyber bullying in schools

Media Release President of P&Cs Qld, Ms Gayle Walters, a member of the Anti-Cyberbullying Taskforce formed by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, welcomed the Queensland Government’s announcement that all 29 recommendations of the report had been accepted and $3.5 million would be committed towards tackling the issue. “Parents, students and the school community have been eagerly awaiting […]

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Board election results

At the QCPCA annual general meeting, held on 7 September at the Sofitel Hotel Brisbane, Tamra Costello, Matthew Rowan and Sally Whelan were elected to the Board. Both Tamra and Matthew 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 […]

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DoE Student NAPLAN review survey

Queensland parents were invited in June 2018 to have their say about NAPLAN in the first stage of the Queensland NAPLAN Review. Further details on the review are available at https://qed.qld.gov.au/programs-initiatives/education/naplan-2018-review The Australian Catholic University has been appointed to carry out Stage 2 of the review. This stage focuses on the views of teachers and […]

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Election of Board Directors 2018

The election of QCPCA Directors will take place at the 2018 AGM with voting conducted via ballot papers distributed to members*. Ballot papers, candidate information and a reply paid envelope will be mailed to members in the week commencing 23 July. Please discuss the nominations at a P&C meeting before casting your vote. *In this […]

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