Media Releases

Pre-Delegation Media Release
Posted on November 9, 2015

Representatives from the Isolated Children's Parents' Association (ICPA) Federal Council visit Canberra. Read More ›

Education: Time for action in rural education
Posted on August 12, 2015

Newly elected ICPA Federal President, Wendy Hick, said issues receiving the most debate this year were the need for a substantial increase in the Assistance for Isolated Children's (AIC) Boarding Allowance for students who need to board away from home in order to access education, recognition and financial assistance for distance education home tutors and adequate telecommunication systems in rural and remote areas. Read More ›

Outgoing President's Plea -- Education must be equitable for isolated students.
Posted on July 24, 2015

Gathering under this year's theme "Go the Distance - Pride in the Past, Focus on the Future", branch representatives will travel from as far afield as the Kimberley in the north west of the country, Alice Springs in the Centre and Walgett in western New South Wales, to attend the Isolated Children's Parents' Association (ICPA) annual federal conference, which gets underway on July 29 in Brisbane, Queensland. Read More ›

Warm welcome for ICPA in chilly Canberra
Posted on June 1, 2015

The ICPA federal executive flew to Canberra on their annual delegation on the back of the newly released 2015-16 budget which held many welcome measures for ICPA and the families they represent. Read More ›

New Ambassador Gives Hope For Old Crusade
Posted on April 12, 2015

The Isolated Children's Parents' Association (ICPA) of Australia's long running quest to achieve a Distance Education Teaching Allowance took a huge step forward recently with the appointment of (DETA) ambassador, Catherine Marriott. Read More ›