School Governance

Lauren Osbich

Lauren Osbich
Lauren is a Content Development and Legal Research Consultant at CompliSpace. She has over ten years of experience in legal research and legal publishing, working nationally across Australia. She studied at Macquarie University completing a Bachelor of Laws with an Honours in English, followed by being admitted as a solicitor of the NSW Supreme Court. Lauren is also passionate about giving back to the community through the not for profit sector as well as donating time to mentor and coach young lawyers in their professional development and finding time to also be a member of a not for profit Board.
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Recent Posts by Lauren Osbich

Bullying, School Liability and the Relationship with Student Wellbeing and Learning

Bullying is no longer confined to the schoolyard or school premises before the final bell of the day rings. Since the in...

Violence, Workplace Bullying and Stress - All in a Day's Work for a Teacher

Work health and safety laws around Australia impose obligations on schools to manage hazards at work and identify and co...

Canteens and Tuck Shops - Promoting Healthy Food in Australian Schools

Schools and preschools have an important role in promoting healthy eating and physical activity to students and providin...

Religious Freedom and Inclusion: Challenges for Schools

On 19 November 2018, the Federal Senate Inquiry into "Legislative exemptions that allow faith-based educational institut...

Financial Literacy and the School Curriculum: ASIC Announces Review of School Banking

On 18 October 2018, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) announced a national review of school ban...

Sexting as a Social Norm: How Schools Can Address the Legal and Social Risks for Students

On 29-30 October 2018, the NSW Government sponsored the NSW Anti-Bullying Conference, with guest speaker, Wendy Craig, a...

Cyber Attacks in Schools Surge as OAIC Releases Third Quarter Notifiable Data Breach Report

The New Zealand Herald has reported that six schools were targeted with "dozens of attacks" aimed at taking down their w...

The Australian Student Wellbeing Framework: Safe, Supported, Included and Connected

On 19 October 2018, the Federal Minister for Education launched the Australian Student Wellbeing Framework (Wellbeing Fr...

Reputation Risk for Schools in the Age of Social Media

Reputation risk in schools can be hard to quantify but can make or break a non-government school. Reputation can be one ...

National Apology to Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Made by Federal Government

At 11am on the 22 October 2018, the Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivered an historic apology to survivors of institut...