School Governance

Boarding and Tax Breaks: Should the Government Do More to Assist our Farmers?

Boarding schools assist parents living in rural and remote areas (sometimes overseas too) to provide their children with...

Boarding Staff and Training: How have you mitigated your risks for staff training?

According to ABSA, there are over 190 non-government boarding schools in Australia. In addition, there are many governme...

Victorian Boarding Facilities Required to be Registered with the VRQA from 2021

The Victorian Government released a Consultation Paper on the Regulation of School Boarding Facilities (Consultation Pap...

The Boarding Standard-Queensland Government Schools are Now Aboard. Will your School Miss the Boat?

There are currently 189 non-government boarding schools across Australia and the legislative and regulatory requirements...

Helpful Resources to Mark National Boarding Schools Week 2019

It’s National Boarding Schools Week so, in acknowledgement, we have compiled a list of some valuable resources for board...

Student Welfare for Boarders – Far From Home and Culture

Boarding schools are now seen as caretakers of boarder wellbeing, with the non-academic program including the values, le...

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) ...

Boarding does not work in a vacuum – it is an interdependent component of the total school experience

There are nearly 200 non-government schools in Australia that cater for boarders. In addition, there are many government...

Boarding Webinar: Frequently Asked Questions about balancing risk management and student care

Just as education has progressed immensely, so too have boarding houses and the facilities associated with them. However...

Boarding in schools: Emerging trends for 2017

School boarding houses and boarding facilities have changed dramatically for the better since I first did boarding house...