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Having conversations with children and young people


The National Office for Child Safety has provided a series of resources on how to start sensitive conversations with children and young people as part of its ‘One Talk at a Time’ campaign.

Find out how to have these conversations and access resources and guides for parents and carers at

CSPA responds to Commonwealth teaching scholarships


Catholic School Parents Australia (CSPA) is disappointed that the teaching shortages in Catholic education will not benefit at all from the Federal Government’s initiative to grant teaching scholarships for up to 1000 students commencing teaching degrees in 2024.

Read CSPA's full media statement here.

World Teachers' Day 2023

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Families with children in Catholic schools wish their teachers a Happy World Teachers' Day 2023.

Thank you for all that you do for our children every day.

CSPA applauds Government's affordability measures

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The Federal Government announced that from today, eligible families from regional, rural and remote Australia will be able to apply for scholarships up to $20,000 to go towards boarding school fees.

This announcement coincides with the establishment of a new National Referral Centre to support the rollout of the School Student Broadband Initiative (SSBI).

Read CSPA's full media statement here.



Click on the link below for a photographic journey:
10 years of CSPA

ACARA seeking feedback on NAPLAN changes


This year NAPLAN moved from May to March and changes were made to reporting to provide simpler, clearer and more meaningful results.

The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) want to hear from principals and teachers, as well as parents and carers, on these changes.

Your feedback can be provided at until December 2023.

CSPA's Decade of Empowerment


A decade of empowering Australian Catholic school parents culminated in a celebration as Catholic School Parents Australia (CSPA) commemorated its 10-year anniversary. Read the Media Release here.

CSPA Executive engages in discussion with Minister Clare


Members of Catholic School Parents Australia (CSPA) executive had a productive meeting with Education Minister Jason Clare on August 24, 2023.
Read the Media Release here.

Happy Primary Principals' Day


Catholic School Parents Australia, take this opportunity to wish all Primary Principals a Happy Primary Principals' Day and thank them for their dedication and leadership.

Primary Principals' Day


The Australian Catholic Primary Principals' Association acknowledges and celebrates the work of all school principals.

We take this opportunity, on Primary Principals' Day, to say thank you for the passion, compassion and dedication given to this role.