Serving

Independent Schools of Tasmania

Through representation, advocacy and support
Welcome to Independent 
Schools of Tasmania

The Independent Schools of Tasmania (IST) is an association of non-government schools. It co-ordinates views of member schools in submissions to government and other bodies. It advises and supports member schools at their request. The Association also administers Federal and State Program funding for independent schools within the state. 

The Association comprises 33 schools (39 campuses) from the Independent and Catholic sectors and it is affiliated to the Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA). 

Our Services

Independent Schools Tasmania (IST) is an association of non-government schools. It co-ordinates views of member schools in submissions to government and other bodies. It advises and supports member schools at their request. The Association also administers some Federal and and State Government Program Funding for non-Catholic independent schools within the state.

Services provided by IST:

  • Curriculum,  Teaching and School Leadership
  • Early Childhood
  • Government Education Policy and Regulations
  • Work, Health and Safety
  • Employment Relations
  • Child Protection
  • School Registration Support
  • School Governance
  • Vocational Education in Schools
Funding

Independent Schools Block Grant Authority Tasmania (ISBGAT)