Federal News

Federal Conference Motions Update
Posted on March 4, 2016

Since the 2015 Federal Conference held in Brisbane Federal Council has undertaken a variety of actions to pursue the issues that were raised through members' motions. Read More ›

nbn™ Sky Muster™ Satellite 'Educational Port' & Un-metered Education sites
Posted on March 1, 2016

Late in 2015 the Federal Government set nbn™ the task of developing a dedicated port for education for use with the new nbn™ Sky Muster™ Satellite. Telstra has also released its list of un-metered education sites. Read More ›

Preparing for Boarding
Posted on February 6, 2016

The responsibility of preparing your child for boarding school is a daunting, but an extremely important task. We provide some helpful tips for families. Read More ›

Drought Education Fund - Briefing Paper
Posted on December 20, 2015

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. Read More ›

DETA Survey Results
Posted on December 15, 2015

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. Read More ›