School Associations in Tasmania

Due to changes under the new Education Act some of this information will be updated in Term 3, 2017.

All Government schools in Tasmania are required to have a School Association. This page includes resources to support parents and schools in the management of School Associations.

If you would like further information about School Associations please email ServiceCentre@education.tas.gov.au or phone 1800 816 057 (Free call)

Further information

Secretary’s Instructions for School Associations

Instructions from the Secretary, Department of Education, for the operation of School Associations in Government schools and colleges of Tasmania.

Ministerial Instructions for School Associations

Instructions from the Minister for Education and Training for the operation of School Associations in Government schools and colleges of Tasmania.

Model Constitution for School Associations

Model Constitution published by the Minister for Education and Training:

  • Education Act 2016: Model Constitution of School Associations (PDF and Word version).

Frequently asked questions about School Associations

To be updated: Commonly asked questions relating to School Associations.

Roles and Responsibilities of Parents in School Associations

To be updated: Community Empowered Schools Resource.

GST and ABNs for School Associations

Information for School Associations relating to GST and ABNs.

Resources for School Associations

To be updated: Provides explanations designed to clarify terminology encountered by School Association members whilst carrying out their roles.

Terms of reference for sub-committees and working groups

To be updated: Information about preparing terms of reference for sub-committees and working groups of School Associations.