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Maclaren Wall, Council’s Policy Officer, explains what our schools can expect from the new ACT Government and how Council will continue to be involved. 

P&C Council has long been asking for ways to make it easier for time-strapped canteens to provide healthier foods. Some new players have stepped up to the challenge, supplying healthier options your canteen – and customers – will love.

ATODA (the Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Association ACT) is running a community information forum called Parents, Young People and Alcohol.

Principals, teachers, parents and social-service providers from across Canberra came together in June to explore ways of creating a sense of belonging at school for migrant and refugee parents and students in a unique forum.

Paul Magarey has organised a school bike ride at Lyneham Primary for the last five years. Here he tells how it has become a major fundraiser, as well as a highlight in the school’s calendar.

This year’s Parliament of Youth on Sustainability heard great ideas from our youngest ‘parliamentarians’, writes organiser Anne Quinn.

Grants are a great income source if you can negotiate the application process. Here are a few tips to help you along the way.

School capacity and crowding have recently been hitting the headlines. Directorate staff spoke at Council’s last meeting to explain how schools plan for new enrolments and manage their numbers, reports Council’s Communications Officer.

With children using computers ever more at home and at school, Ann Thomson, Director of the RSI and Overuse Injury Association of the ACT, has some important information for parents and tips for avoiding injury.

Kirsty McGovern-Hooley, outgoing Treasurer at Farrer Primary School, shares a fun and successful fundraiser – their Father’s Day Movie Night.