As the Australian Council of State School Organisations (ACSSO), we represent the interests of the families and communities of more than 2.4 million children attending government schools in Australia. We are one of the oldest continuously operating parent organisations in Australia and possibly the world. We were formed in 1947 to bring together various state and territory parent groups to develop national policies reflecting the way families wanted public education to be offered for their children. Record of Office Bearers
Over time there have been some changes in the way our members in states and territory peak parent groups have approached national issues, so membership has occasionally varied. Currently we have six members. Each member nominates a Director to the Board. Scroll down to meet our team.
We believe that the primary obligation of governments, both Federal and State, is to establish and maintain government systems of education which:
In accordance with these principles, we have developed and continue to develop and update, detailed policies on a wide range of issues affecting children in schools.
PO BOX 8221,
NSW, Australia, 2747
0497 042 026 (Monday, Wednesday & Thursday)
0418 470 604 (Monday through to Friday)
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