School Governance

Update: Former principal seeks to avoid extradition to Australia to face child abuse charges

An Israeli court has refused to dismiss the extradition case against Malka Leifer, the former headmistress of Adass Isra...

Queensland government schools earn $30 million from international students; education now Australia’s third largest export

Queensland government schools receive over $30 million in tuition fees per year from international students, with 2,500 ...

A tale of corruption and cost: Vic Department’s $180 million Ultranet project given to company “not capable of delivering the work”

A witness before the Independent Broad-Based Anti-Corruption Commission (IBAC) has described the tender process for the ...

Former student of Brisbane boys’ school sues for $600,000 for bullying

A former student of a prestigious Brisbane boys’ school (the School) has sued the school’s overseeing body, the Presbyte...

ACT Government announces plan for new child sexual abuse statutory authority

Continuing the trend among State and Territory governments to revise child protection laws, the ACT has announced that i...

Changing professions prompt calls for mathematics to be compulsory throughout high school

Industry leaders have called for the study of mathematics to become compulsory, citing a lack of graduates with the nece...

Trial begins for former principal accused of corruption

The former principal of a government school in Western Australia has faced trial for allegedly acting corruptly as a pub...

Controversy over proposed reforms to Yeshivah Centre: Intervention by global headquarters causes backlash among victims

Efforts made by Melbourne’s Yeshivah Centre to address the concerns of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses...

School bomb threat update: Four people arrested in Brisbane

Following on from our article ‘44 Australian schools receive bomb threats in one week‘, four people have now been arrest...

44 Australian schools receive bomb threats in one week

Over the past week, almost 50 schools across Australia have been evacuated as a result of bomb threats received via pre-...