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CSPA welcomes new Chair Ms Andrea Obeyesekere


CSPA Acting Chair, Siobhan Allen, was delighted to welcome Ms Andrea Obeyesekere as the new CSPA chair during last weekend’s CSPA - Annual General Meeting in Brisbane.

Read the full Media Release here.

NAPLAN reporting to parents and carers – more and less

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Recent changes to the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) provide a useful next step in the evolution of the national testing of Australian students. Read the media statement here.

National Catholic Education Commission launches new website


The National Catholic Education Commission has launched a redesigned website to showcase Catholic education across Australia.

Click here to read the full media release

Catholic Education is your choice - make your views known


If you value your right to choose the education that best suits your child’s needs, would you consider completing a survey to talk about this?

Make your views known by Friday, 24 February.

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) is asking for feedback via submissions or the online survey by 24 February 2023.

Take the ALRC survey by clicking here or find out more via

Proposed reforms to discrimination legislation disappointing


Proposed reforms to discrimination legislation would make it impossible for Catholic schools to be Catholic. Read the media release here.

CSPA supports cuts to HELP debt for remote teachers


Catholic School Parents Australia (CSPA) welcomes the Federal Government initiative to cut the HELP debt for teachers who work for at least four years in a very remote school. Read the full media statement here

World Teachers' Day 2022

CSPA thanks all teachers for their dedication, inspiration and care in educating our children.

CSPA 2022 Parent Survey on Student Wellbeing and Learning

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Have your say on what matters regarding the wellbeing and learning of your child.
For example, has COVID or your partnership with the school affected your child’s wellbeing and learning?
If you are a parent or carer with a child in a Catholic school, CSPA would love to hear from you.
Click on the survey link and share your feedback to assist CSPA in reporting to the Federal Government and Catholic education.
Your feedback will remain anonymous.

Click here for CSPA Parent Survey

The real aim of super

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Ever wonder what super is really for? If you’ve heard politicians arguing about it, you might think the answer is
anything from avoiding Centrelink to avoiding having to work until you have to kick the bucket. But what does it mean to the average Australian...

Read the full article here 

CSPA congratulates Anthony Albanese on his election victory


Catholic School Parents Australia (CSPA) has congratulated Anthony Albanese on becoming Australia’s 31st Prime Minister.
Newly elected CSPA Chair Madonna King said that CSPA is heartened to hear Prime Minister Albanese emphasise that he wants his government to be courageous, hard-working and caring and for no-one to be left behind or held back.

Click here to read the full statement