School Council

All School Councils in Victoria operate under the Education and Training Reform Act 2006. Each School Council is established by an Order of the Minister for Education, which specifies the Council’s membership, size and configuration, its objectives, powers, functions and accountabilities and the role of its executive officer who is the principal. The School Council has particular functions in setting and monitoring the school’s direction.


School Councils have three main responsibilities:

  • Finance– overseeing the development of the school’s annual budget and ensuring proper records are kept of the school's financial operation
  • Strategic Planning– participating in the development and monitoring of the school strategic plan\
  • Policy Development and Review– developing, reviewing and updating policies that reflect a school’s values and support the school’s broad direction outlined in its strategic plan

Other key functions of School Councils include:

  • raising funds for school-related purposes
  • maintaining school grounds and facilities
  • entering into contracts
  • reporting annually to the school community and the Department
  • representing and taking the views of the community into account
  • regulating and facilitating after-hours use of school premises and grounds

Our sub-committees and working parties assist Council to complete the work that needs to be done. They report regularly at School Council, provide assistance and make recommendations to school council.


School Council meets at least 8 times each year with meetings held on Monday at 6.00pm to 8.00pm {except during vacation periods}.

Parents are welcome to attend any School Council Meeting as a guest. Dates of school council meetings are included in the Calendar on our website. If you are interested in attending as a guest, please contact the school office on the Friday before the scheduled meeting.


2021 School Council Meeting Dates:


22nd Feb, 29th March, 10th May, 21st June, 2nd August, 30th August, 25th October, 29th November


School Council Standing Orders

SC Code of Conduct

School Council — Powers and Functions

School Council Elections