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How can you get more parents involved? It’s a perennial question. We took a look at a friendly approach that is working at Fraser Primary.

Online safety is a huge concern for many parents. The Education Directorate have provided this update on what schools do to keep your kids safe, and what you can do at home.

Creating and promoting healthy canteen foods, without going out of business, remains a challenge for many P&Cs. We caught up with a couple of school canteens to hear about their journeys.

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. 

Mandy Weidmann, known as Australia’s ‘Fundraising Whisperer’, shares her tips for welcoming new parents to the school — and hopefully your P&C. 

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.

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.

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

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