School Council

The Role of School Council

School Council is a legally formed body that is given powers to set the key directions of the School. It is the major governing body of the school and decides future directions for the school and oversees the school’s operation. The role of School Council is:-


  • To establish broad direction and vision of the school within the learning community.
  • To develop and monitor the School Strategic Plan.
  • To develop, review or update school policies that fall within a School Council’s responsibilities.
  • To raise funds for school related purposes.
  • To approve the annual budget and monitor expenditure.
  • To have general oversight over the school grounds and buildings.
  • To report annually to the school community and to the Department.

School Council Members 2021

Executive Officer Ms Helen Freeman (School Principal)
Parent Representative Ms Deane Lam (President)
Parent Representative Ms Lisa MacDermott (Vice President)
Parent Representative Mr Maulik Shah CA (Treasurer)
Parent Representative Mr Raja Ravi
Parent Representative Ms Julie Jago-Kerr
Parent Representative Mr Kunal Monga
Parent Representative Ms Monique Brasher
Parent Representative Mr Eric Huppé
DET (Staff) Representative Ms Jess Jason
DET (Staff) Representative Ms Irene Antzoulatos
DET (Staff) Representative Ms Rebecca Stonehouse-Melke

How To Join

You don’t need specific experience or prerequisites – any parent or carer is eligible to nominate for School Council.  All you need to be is curious about the school, be available to attend monthly meetings, and work on a sub-committee.  A new School Council is formed every March via nomination, and voting is held if there are more candidates than vacancies.

For more information about joining the School Council, contact:-

Ms Deane Lam, President on 9802 5277 or
Ms Helen Freeman, Principal on 9802 5277 or