School Governance

Lucinda Hughes

Lucinda Hughes
Lucinda Hughes is a Legal Research Assistant at CompliSpace. She has recently completed her Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees at the University of Sydney.

Recent Posts by Lucinda Hughes

Understanding the Debate Around Critical Race Theory

Over the past year, the debate around whether or not Critical Race Theory should be taught in schools has dominated educ...

Why Schools Need to Think Carefully About Their Approach to Student Bullying

Student bullying (bullying) continues to be a major problem in Australian schools – studies suggest that around 15 per c...

Why Teaching Consent in Schools Matters

In 2021, brave voices have raised the country’s consciousness about the alarming prevalence of sexual violence in Austra...

Preventing and Responding to Sexual Harassment in Workplaces: A Wake-up Call for Australian Employers

IThe issue of sexual harassment in Australian workplaces has come into sharp focus over the past few weeks. When former ...

The Gap is Still Far from Closed: Addressing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Educational Disadvantage

The recent Black Lives Matter demonstrations in Australia have highlighted widespread community concern about the ongoin...

A New Framework for Education and Children’s Services in South Australia

The Education and Children’s Services Act 2019 (Act) was assented to on 8 August 2019. The Government is required to mak...

Banning Mobile Phones in Schools: Positive Progress or a Misguided Solution?

Mobile phones are ubiquitous in modern society and schools are in no way immune to the phenomenon. Across the world, fro...

Australian Capital Territory Child Protection Requirements for Non-Government Schools – Update 2019

Background Since the release of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (Royal Commissio...

Schools’ Responsibilities in Relation to Parenting Orders

Introduction Many Australian children have separated parents. This can create uncertainty for schools in terms of the ri...