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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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Compulsory Education Increase to the AIC Boarding Allowance

Much has changed since the AIC scheme was first introduced in 1973; the duration of compulsory education has increased and accessing regional term hostels has decreased due to continual closures. Changes are needed to ensure this allowance meets the needs of families in the twenty-first century.

Drought Education Fund - Briefing Paper

The Isolated Children's Parent's Association of Australia, is calling on the Federal Government to introduce a Drought Education Fund to address the grave concerns of the many families in drought stricken areas who simply cannot afford to educate their children.

DETA Survey Results

The Isolated Children's Parents' Association of Australia (ICPA Aust), has been lobbying for a Distance Education Teaching Allowance (DETA) for a number of years to assist our members who have no other option than to teach their children via distance education schooling.

Youth Allowance Media Release

Federal President, Mrs Wendy Hick said, "Parents are jumping for joy and many are overcome with emotion as they pass on the news to their year 12 graduates, that their dreams of a tertiary education will now come true!"

Upcoming Events

2016 WA State Conference

March 18, 2016
The Ocean Beach Hotel in Cottesloe is where you need to be for the WA 2016 State Conference.

2016 SA State Conference

March 22, 2016
On behalf of the South Australian ICPA State Council, members of the North West branch look forward to welcoming you to the 2016 Annual State Conference, to be held in Roxby Downs on Tuesday 22nd March.

2016 NT State Conference

April 7, 2016
RED DUST AND DREAMS Bush kids reaching their potential and achieving their dreams!

Learn about the Distance Education Teaching Allowance below.