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CSPA's Decade of Empowerment


A decade of empowering Australian Catholic school parents culminated in a celebration as Catholic School Parents Australia (CSPA) commemorated its 10-year anniversary. Read the Media Release here.

CSPA Executive engages in discussion with Minister Clare


Members of Catholic School Parents Australia (CSPA) executive had a productive meeting with Education Minister Jason Clare on August 24, 2023.
Read the Media Release here.

Happy Primary Principals' Day


Catholic School Parents Australia, take this opportunity to wish all Primary Principals a Happy Primary Principals' Day and thank them for their dedication and leadership.

Primary Principals' Day


The Australian Catholic Primary Principals' Association acknowledges and celebrates the work of all school principals.

We take this opportunity, on Primary Principals' Day, to say thank you for the passion, compassion and dedication given to this role.

'End this payroll tax grab'

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National Catholic Education’s executive director Jacinta Collins said the Victorian Government needs to end the payroll tax grab from non-government schools, which could impact on around 20,000 Catholic school students and their families.

Read the full Media Release here.

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.