The non-State schooling sector is an important part of the State’s education system, representing diverse educational philosophies, and religious and other organisational affiliations.
The Non-State Schools Accreditation Board works predominantly with governing bodies of non-State schools on aspects of accreditation and funding eligibility.
A letter [PDF 200KB] was sent to all governing bodies about changes that have been made to the Queensland Criminal Code, in relation to providing greater protection for children from sexual abuse. The new offences will commence on proclamation, and are not in force as yet.
This letter, sent on 17 November 2020, replaces the original 12 November 2020 correspondence.
On 31 August 2020, the blue card system changed to provide better protection for Queensland children.
Blue Card Services has provided an overview of upcoming changes on their website.
A letter [PDF 163KB] was sent to all governing bodies on 11 August 2020 explaining how the changes impact governing bodies of non-state schools and their directors.
Last updated 3 March, 2021