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24th March, 2018
ICPA (Aust) welcomes the announcement of the implementation of up to eight Regional Study Hubs that will provide greater access to study support and infrastructure to higher education for regional, rural and remote Australia and address the lower participation rates of rural and remote students in higher education.
ICPA (Aust) looks forward to the establishment of the Regional Study Hubs and the benefits they will provide for those rural and remote students who choose to utilise the study hubs for their higher education pathway. They will enable rural students, wherever their family home, the ability to access an appropriate tertiary course via the delivery mode of their choice.
7th March, 2018
The Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association of Australia, ICPA (Aust), is pleased to provide comments that address the Terms of Reference for the Review of the socio-economic status (SES) score methodology and appreciates the opportunity to contribute to this important area of decision making.
15th February, 2018
ICPA (Aust) has lodged a Submission to the STEM Partnerships Forum into the Optimising STEM Industry-School Partnerships: Inspiring Australia’s Next Generation where issues were identified regarding rural and remote students in relation to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics .
9th February, 2018
The Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association of Australia, ICPA (Aust), welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the discussion on the operation, regulation and funding of air route service delivery to rural, regional and remote communities. This important submission drew on the information gained from the ICPA Boarding School Survey and case studies lodged by our members.
9th February, 2018
ICPA Australia is pleased to provide feedback to the National In Home Care Draft Guidelines. These include recommendations for Child Care Subsidy (CCS), Additional Child Care Subsidy (ACCS), principles, objectives and elements of In Home Care plus much more. Nine pages of a very comprehensive and important document.