National Web Sites

My School website – provides detailed performance and resource profiles on schools allowing parents to compare performance in national tests like NAPLAN, funding per student, gender enrolment breakdown, attendance rates and more.

Federal Education Minister’s Media Statements – provides the latest media releases from Federal Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham.

Australian Government, Department of Education – provides information on national policies and announcements on education by the Australian Government.

Australian Government – general website with a range of information about Federal Government initiatives including education-related topics.

Education Council – The Education Council provides the secretariat and administration services to support outcomes arising out of the meeting of national and state and territory Education Ministers.

Australian Curriculum – sets national standards for teaching and learning outcomes of students.

National Assessment Program – includes information on national testing programs including NAPLAN.

Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority – independent body responsible for developing national curriculum, testing programs and reporting on student achievement at a national level.

Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Council (ACNCC) –  the independent national regulator of charities which registers charities, such as Parents and Friends organisations, and helps them understand and meet their obligations.

Australian Parents Council – peak national body representing parents of children in non-government schools.

Parenting Research Centre –  national organisation dedicated to gathering knowledge-based research on effective parenting and creating programs to help parents raise happy and healthy children.

Independent Schools Council of Australiapeak body representing the interests of independent schools at a national level.

Early Childhood Australia –  peak advocacy organisation representing the interests of young children, their families and professionals working in the field of early childhood.

Australian Boarding Schools Association – promotes the interests of boarding schools in Australia.

Children With Disability Australia – the national peak body which represents children and young people (aged 0-25) with disability.

Autistic Family Collective – a community of families which advocates for acceptance, support and inclusion for Autistic children in Australia.

Schools Plus |An organisation that brings together donors and eligible schools where the student need is greatest. Their mission is to provide vital resources that ensure students are engaged learners, teachers are highly-skilled and communities, especially parents, are engaged and involved in their schools and child’s learning.

Parenting and Family Support Centre – based at the University of Queensland the centre provides evidence based clinical services to families and is home to the renowned Triple P Positive Parenting Program.

Triple P Positive Parenting Program – extensive evidence-based website to support parents with the challenging task of raising children.

Australian Early Development Census – collects and analyses data specifically on children in their early years to support teachers and schools to deliver improved outcomes in these critical years.

Bullying No Way – Government supported website with resources for parents, students and teachers about how to identify and address bullying.

Office of the Children’s e-safety Commissioner – extensive information and advice for children and parents about staying safe online and how to deal with cyber bullying.

Kids Helpline – national counselling and support service for children and their families.

Cybersmart – comprehensive advice, news and resources for parents on keeping kids safe online.

Queensland Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) –  helps high school students select a tertiary institution by comparing official study experience and employment outcomes data from Australian higher education institutions.

Youth Connect – provides young people and parents with information and advice on the transition from secondary education to further learning or employment.

TrackSAFE – educates children and families about being safe around trains and traintracks.

Australian Council on Children and the Media – supports families, industry and decision makers in building and maintaining a media environment that fosters the health, safety and wellbeing of Australian children.

Current National Education-Related Public Consultations – provides a summary of current public consultations occurring at the national level on education.

Current Inquiries by the Senate Standing Committees on Education and Employment – provides a snapshot of current inquiries into education-related issues and how to make a submission.

Current Inquiries by the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Education and Employment – provides a summary of current inquiries.