How do you deal with parents who will not pay school fees?

This is an issue that nearly every non-government school will face or experience and, in light of the recent economic downturn in some states and territories, it has become a common reality. Families, due to a plethora of unfortunate circumstances, including bereavements, redundancies and family separations can fall upon harsh […]


New Tasmanian Education Act and Registration System: The (Tassie) Devil is in the detail

In what is becoming quite the theme on School Governance recently, another jurisdiction has overhauled its framework for school registration. The Education Act 2016 (Tas) (the Act) commenced on 10 July 2017, replacing the previous Education Act 1994 (Tas) and completely restructures Tasmanian education law, in particular the registration of non-government […]


NESA updates registration: Schools need to be aware of new requirements

In an era of continual legal and regulatory overhaul, the compliance burden on the school system is burgeoning, with no sign of slowing down or giving schools an opportunity to catch their breath! In keeping with our recent theme of school registration, the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) has announced additional amendments […]


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July 24: School Governance weekly news wrap

Australia Directors of collapsed Mowbray College pursued in court action.  35 directors of Mowbray College, which collapsed in 2012, are being pursued by the liquidators of the school. According to the Sun Herald, families who paid fees are still awaiting money owed to them. The liquidators have initiated a court […]


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