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Welcome to the New Look ICPA website.

Over the coming months additional State ICPA websites will come online.  Until then all relevant information will be found on this website. Click on your state icon to view this.

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Outgoing President's Plea -- Education must be equitable for isolated students.

Gathering under this year's theme "Go the Distance - Pride in the Past, Focus on the Future", branch representatives will travel from as far afield as the Kimberley in the north west of the country, Alice Springs in the Centre and Walgett in western New South Wales, to attend the Isolated Children's Parents' Association (ICPA) annual federal conference, which gets underway on July 29 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Read the Program for Federal Conference in Brisbane next week.

Apart from the serious business of Federal Conference, delegates will be inspired by speakers Rob Cook and Jill Rigney. Hon Paul Fletcher MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications will discuss communications on Day 1, 29th July.

Warm welcome for ICPA in chilly Canberra

The ICPA federal executive flew to Canberra on their annual delegation on the back of the newly released 2015-16 budget which held many welcome measures for ICPA and the families they represent.

Budget 2015-16 Big Win for ICPA and the Families we represent!

ICPA welcomes many of the measures announced in the 2015-16 Budget, particularly in the areas of early childhood care and learning and assistance for families supporting young people in secondary and tertiary education. Many of these are seen as big wins for ICPA and the families we represent. Until these measures are legislated, we will continue to highlight to all sides of government the benefits of these changes to rural and remote families.

Bailey and her classmates name nbn satellite, Sky Muster

nbn has announced six-year-old Bailey Brooks from Lilla Creek station was selected as the winner of a nationwide competition providing her with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to have her artwork displayed on the side of the rocket launching a communications satellite which will be sent 36,000km into space.

Upcoming Events

Queensland ICPA State Conference

September 9, 2015 - Sep 10 2015
The Cloncurry branch are running the 2015 Qld State Conference in Cloncurry this year. Save these dates! An information sheet is available to help you start to plan your stay in Cloncurry. Registrations are now open and please note accommodation is booking fast, so please book yours soon.

Tasmania ICPA State Conference

September 16, 2015
Tasmania ICPA will be holding their State Conference on Wednesday 16th September, 2015.

NSW 44th State Conference

March 16, 2016 - Mar 17 2016
The ICPA-NSW 44th State Annual Conference is to be held from 16th-17th March 2016 in Griffith, NSW and hosted by the Rankin Springs Branch! Put the date in your diary today!