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Education South Australia

Catholic Education SA continues freeze on fees

Catholic Education SA has announced it will freeze tuition fees at 84 diocesan schools across the state for the 2024 school year.

Education Queensland

Union says strike at Catholic schools triggered by ‘workload crisis’

More than 4000 teachers and support staff at 106 Queensland Catholic schools will strike for an hour on Wednesday – the second industrial action in 10 days. Source: The Catholic Leader.

Education First Nations

Indigenous attendance rates highest in Catholic schools

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Catholic schools in New South Wales have the highest attendance rates of Indigenous students in the state, a report from the sector has revealed. Source: Daily Telegraph.


Catholic school families to receive support as part of transition plan

Families and carers of students attending four Melbourne Catholic primary schools will receive financial and wellbeing support to assist them with transitioning to neighbouring schools from 2024. Source: Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools.

Education Sport

Adelaide school teams up with English soccer giants

Christian Brothers College Adelaide has announced an innovative partnership with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, one of the world’s most famous soccer clubs. Source: The Southern Cross.


Staff at Queensland Catholic schools take industrial action

Up to 2000 staff at 34 Queensland Catholic schools are set to strike today after talks with the Catholic Education Commission fizzled out over a new enterprise bargaining deal. Source: The Courier-Mail.


Charter promotes partnership between parents and school community

Described as an asset for school communities and families, the new charter for Catholic School Parents South Australia is providing the framework for parents and carers to feel empowered in their child’s journey in Catholic education. Source: The Southern Cross.

Education New South Wales

Principals want review of Scripture classes in NSW public schools

Principals are pushing for an urgent review of religious education in New South Wales public schools, warning Scripture classes are disrupting the curriculum and forcing thousands of students to miss out on crucial learning time. Source: Sydney Morning Herald.


Senate inquiry calls for action on ‘school refusal’

A Senate inquiry into “school refusal” has called for extra Medicare rebates for child psychology and more flexible schooling for students struggling to attend class. Source: The Australian.