Principals Guide to School Council Elections
- The has been developed to assist principals to understand and conduct school council elections in accordance with the Ministerial Order 1280 Constitution of Government School Councils.
- The guide is published annually and includes the election process, set out in six stages.
- School council variable membership table () (also included in the guide) sets out the various council sizes and compositions available.
To request a new school council, principals should complete the form, with support from the School Operations and Governance Unit, School Operations and Statewide Services Division:
The following expression of interest form should be completed by proposed appointees to a new interim school council:
The following Ministerial Orders relate to the establishment, function, powers and operation of school councils:
Reviewed 10 January 2022