Entries open 1 March 2019.
Entries close 21 June 2019.
Winners announced at State Conference, Brisbane, 6-7 September 2019.
The P&C of the Year Awards began in 2015 to help celebrate, acknowledge and reward the hard work of P&C members who devote their time to improving the education of children and supporting our state schools.
They are a prestigious annual award for our members and provide an opportunity to showcase your school, P&Cs achievements and overall your commitment to the school community and the future of its children’s education.
This year, the P&C of the Year Awards have been refreshed and streamlined to encourage more P&Cs to participate. With bigger cash prizes, a simplified online entry process and more winners, we anticipate a higher level of participation and further sharing of knowledge, innovative ideas and inspiration between more than 1230 P&Cs across Queensland.
- Five new categories based on school bandings – with two finalists in each. (Check your school band using the “Schools Directory” on the Department of Education website. Search for your school name, then click on “More details”.)
- Winner in each category receives $1500. Runner-up receives $500.
- Overall P&C of the Year is chosen from category winners and receives an additional $4000.
- All finalists receive a subsidised place at State Conference.
Entrants will be asked to produce a digital/shareable presentation showcasing their P&C. This could be a short video or pictorial slideshow (min 30 sec – max 2 mins). Entrants must also write a short essay in response to a question about their achievements, as detailed in the nomination form, and submit their P&C’s 2018 audited financial statements.
For the first time in 2019, school principals can nominate their P&C. Of course, P&Cs can also self-nominate.
Thanks to Awards Sponsor: Commonwealth Bank
2018 P&C of the Year Area Winners
Click below to see the visual presentations from the 2018 Area winners.
Darling Downs South West Area:
South East Queensland Area:
Metro North Area:
North Queensland Area:
Commonwealth Bank is proud to be sponsoring the P&C of the Year Awards for the fourth consecutive year. We’re looking forward to celebrating the amazing work P&C Communities across Queensland have accomplished and we wish all nominees the best of luck.
Our work in the Australian school community has always been a highlight for us. Commonwealth Bank has had a long, proud tradition of helping many young Australians learn about the importance of saving and smart money management. Our School Banking Program has been running since 1931 and gives primary schools an easy, fun and interactive way for children to have a basic understanding of core financial values and money management skills. Through the program, kids can bank at school, giving them a hands-on banking experience in an interactive environment.
In 2018 more than 250,000 students actively participated in the School Banking program.
To make depositing money at school each week even more exciting, kids can participate in our Rewards Program which recognises good savings behaviour and makes saving fun. In addition the program offers fundraising support to participating Schools. So far this year, schools have on average received $500. In most cases these payments generally go towards school sporting equipment or books in the school library.