Rural Schools / School Travel

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Rural and Remote locations in Australia provide the greatest challenges for improving provision of education options and pathways for children and families. Many children attend small schools with limited subject availability.  More isolated schools consist of one teacher classrooms that comprise multi-levels from Prep to year 6.

Air and road travel are essential modes of travel for rural and remote living and education as long distances are not avoidable and most times difficult with current challenges for families.

Motions passed at Federal Conference are actioned by Federal Council. Prior to the next conference a Conference Motion Update is released to update members on the actions and developments pertaining to all motions. Please follow this link to view the current and previous Conference Motion Updates.

Information for the Rural Schools / School Travel portfolio

Federal Rural Schools Briefing Paper

Updated: Thursday, 1 July 2021

The Rural Schools Briefing Paper provides an outline of the current key issues ICPA (Aust) is advocating for with the Government and relevant stakeholders.

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Federal School Travel Briefing Paper

Updated: Thursday, 1 July 2021

The School Travel Briefing Paper provides an outline of the current key issues ICPA (Aust) is advocating for with the Government and relevant stakeholders.

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Federal Rural Schools / School Travel Reports presented to Federal Conference

Updated: Friday, 16 July 2021

Conference Portfolio Reports are a detailed document highlighting advocacy completed throughout the year regarding that portfolio.

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Federal Rural Schools / School Travel Motions presented to Federal Conference

Updated: Saturday, 3 April 2021

Federal Rural Schools / School Travel motions from the past three Federal Conferences are available on this page.

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Relevant Policies to Rural Schools / School Travel Portfolio

Updated: Saturday, 3 April 2021

The below policies are relevant to the Rural Schools / School Travel Portfolio

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Recent Reviews and Reforms relevant to Rural Schools / School Travel

Updated: Saturday, 3 April 2021

Recent Reviews and Reforms relevant to Rural Schools / School Travel

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Useful Links and Resources - Rural Schools / School Travel

Updated: Thursday, 15 April 2021

This page provides links to useful resources, websites and news which will assist families when navigating all things involving communication.

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