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School Council

The functions of a School Council under s.81 of the Education (General Provisions) Act 2006 (Qld) are to: 

  • monitor the school's strategic direction;
  • approve school plans and policies of a strategic nature, or other documents affecting strategic matters including the annual estimate of revenue and expenditure for the school;
  • monitor the implementation of the plans, policies and other documents mentioned above; and
  • advise the school's principal about strategic matters.

A school council may not, under the Act:
  • interfere with management by the school's principal of day-to-day operations of the school and its curriculum (s.81(3)(a))
  • make operational decisions about the use of teaching or learning resources at the school (s.81(3)(b))
  • make decisions about the individual teaching style used, or to be used, at the school (s.81(3)(b))
  • make a decision that is contrary to law or a written policy of the department (s.81(3)(d))
  • have control of funds (s.82(a))
  • enter into contracts (s.82(b))
  • acquire, hold, dispose of or deal with property (s.82(c))
  • sue or be sued (s.82(d)) or
  • establish a committee or subcommittee (s.114). 

Moggill State School is calling for nominations from parents/caregivers to nominate to become one of two members of the School Council. The term of appointment is for 2 years (2019-2020).

Please be aware that the meeting times will be held outside school hours. 

Nominations close on 23 April 2019 by 4pm. Should the school receive more than 2 parent nominations, a vote will be held at a future date to be advised. 

Should you have any questions, concerns or feedback please contact the Principal or Business Service Manager on 3202 0444 or