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School council

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Queensland Academies Creative Industries Campus (QACI) is an Independent Public School. Being an Independent Public School recognises that the best decisions and partnerships occur at a local level through direct response to local community needs and aspirations.

The role of the school council:

  • Monitor the school’s strategic direction and approve.
  • Plans and policies of the school of a strategic nature.
  • 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.
  • Advise the school’s Principal about strategic matters.

The council must perform its functions in a way that achieves the best outcomes for the school’s students.

QACI’s established school council, comprises of elected members from the parent, staff and student bodies, with up to two appointed members from the community.

2021 Council Nominations

A significant opportunity exists in 2021 for two (2) students, one (1) parent of a current student in Year 10, 11 or 12, and two (2) staff, to support the strategic direction of QACI via its School Council.

Students, parents, and staff who are interested in these roles are invited to nominate according to the following process and timeline.

Student representatives (2) will be elected by a ballot called for this process.

Timeline:

  • 17 February 2021 – Nominations open
  • 3 March 2021 – Nominations close (3.30pm)
  • 10 March 2021 – Election ballot

A parent representative (1) will be elected by a ballot called for this process.

Timeline:

  • 17 February 2021 – Nominations open
  • 3 March 2021 – Nominations close (3.30pm)
  • 17 March 2021 – Election ballot prior to the QACI P&C AGM. Nominees must attend in person and are invited to speak (max. 2 minutes) to the meeting prior to the ballot process.

Staff representatives (2) comprising one (1) from the teaching faculty and one (1) from the non-teaching faculty will be elected by a ballot called for this process.

Timeline:

  • 17 February 2021 – Nominations open
  • 3 March 2021 – Nominations close (3.30pm)
  • 10 March 2021 – Election ballot

The following documents are provided on the right for your reference:

  • QACI School Council Constitution
  • Schedule 4 Student Nomination for School Council Elected Member 
  • Schedule 4 Parent Nomination for School Council Elected Member
  • Schedule 4 Staff Nomination for School Council Elected Member

If you would like to discuss School Council, please email admin@qaci.eq.edu.au .

School Council Members

Principal

Karen Casey (Acting)

P&C President

Melissa Lee

Parent Representative

Kathryn Woods

Anthony Fuge

Student Representatives

Maximum Morrow-Woods -Year 11

Bella Chen - Year 10

Staff Representatives

Joanna Evans (Non-Teaching)

Appointed Members

Dr Michael Dezuanni (Senior Lecturer, QUT)

School Council Meetings

School Council will meet on the following dates. Please ensure you check meeting dates with the event calendar located on the home page of this website.

Meetings take place at QACI in the Level 4 Conference Room.

Dates to be confirmed after 2021 Council Nominations.


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Last reviewed 22 February 2021
Last updated 22 February 2021