Independent Schools and Gonski 2.0

From 2018 the Commonwealth funding arrangements for all schools will change. c088 – Independent Update 01_2017 -Independent Schools and Gonski 2


Schools Funding Announcement by Australian Government

IST has welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement of increased funding for non-government schools over a 10-year period. IST Executive Director Tony Crehan said that “The proposal provides certainty of funding for schools and sensibly sees all schools and states transition to an equal Commonwealth share of the Schooling Resource Standard SRS) by 2027. We support…


Funding Support for Students with Disabilities

IST today called on both State and Federal Governments to urgently provide substantial increased funding support for students with high needs disabilities in independent schools. Executive Director Tony Crehan said: “With the introduction of the so called “Gonski” funding formula, separate funding targeted to students with disabilities was discontinued and replaced by a loading in the…