Boarding Standard AS 5725:2015 – Where are we up to?

Since the publication of AS 5725:2015 Boarding Standard for Australian schools and residences (AS 5725 or the Standard) back in 2015 the journey toward its adoption by boarding schools has been an interesting one. Many schools have grabbed the Standard with both hands, worked hard to ensure they had the required […]

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Privacy Awareness Week: From Principles to Practice

May 13-19 is Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) and this year’s theme is ”from principles to practice”. The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) is encouraging Australian organisations ”to review and improve how they handle personal information to ensure they are transparent and accountable, in line with community expectations and legislative requirements.” 2018 has already seen some significant change with the introduction of the Notifiable Data Breach (NDB) Scheme in February and on 25 May the European Union’s (EU’s) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect for all Australian businesses operating in the EU.

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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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