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Richard Stokes

Richard Stokes
Richard Stokes is the current Executive Director of ABSA. He first worked in boarding in 1980 in Adelaide at Immanuel College as a full-time supervisor, and upon completing his BA and Dip Ed he moved to Brisbane in 1982. At St Peters Lutheran College he took on the role of Assistant Senior Boarding Master, and in subsequent years become co-ordinator of boarding at St Peters. Richard has been involved in ABSA or its previous versions since 1985, holding positions including Treasurer, Secretary and President, and was appointed the first part-time Executive Director for the newly formed Australian Boarding Schools Association in 2007. The role became a full-time one in 2011.
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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) ...