Media Releases and Statements


     Bridging the opportunity gaps in regional, rural and remote education, 16 April 2018

    My school 2018: Helping families choose among diverse schooling options, 7 March 2018


  Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse releases final report

   2017 NAPLAN Report: Urgent attention needed to close opportunity gaps for Indigenous students

   Civics & Citizenship survey reveals Australian students are civic -minded

    Strengths-based approach to education policy development essential to support the transformation of Australian schooling

    AHISA welcomes new National Chair, Dr Mark Merry

   Appointment of Gonski 2.0 Review panel members signals start of national dialogue on education

    Parliament votes for funding certainty for schools

   AHISA congratulates its National Chair, Karen Spiller OAM on her Australian honours award

   Gonski 2.0 a welcome kick start to robust policy debate

   Indigenous education demands urgent attention

   NAP Science and the gender gap

   My School 2017

   Principal Health & Wellbeing Survey holds a lesson for all Australians

   Compulsory national Year 1 literacy and numeracy checks 



    AHISA welcomes Productivity Commission’s IP recommendations

    NAPLAN 2016 and the achievement gap

    Australian independent schools rate as innovators

    AHISA welcomes Higher Education Standards Panel recommendations

    AHISA welcomes schools sector presence on Council for International Education

    AHISA welcomes focus on education in Opposition shadow ministry

    AHISA welcomes Coalition ministry announcement

    Reconciliation in action

    Helping schools to help students

    Consultation key to education reform

    Protecting children from harm

    School autonomy underwrites innovation

    My School 2016

    AHISA welcomes Labor’s promise of increased investment in education 



    Independent school leaders ready to contribute to national STEM agenda

    AHISA welcomes Innovation Agenda investment in schools

    NAPLAN 2015 and the achievement gap

    Schools and the national innovation agenda

    AHISA officially welcomes National Chair Mrs Karen Spiller

    AHISA welcomes new federal Minister for Education

    Independent schools are top performers

    School autonomy linked to student achievement

    AHISA affirms the value of an independent school education

    Independent schools add value

    2015 Budget response

    Funding for Indigenous boarding students

    AHISA appoints new Chief Executive

    Appointment of Children’s e-Safety Commissioner

    My School 2015

    TEMAG Report

    Keep schools GST free




    NAPLAN 2014 and the achievement gap

    AHISA welcomes new online safety resource

    Investment in STEM in schools

    Curriculum Review

    Children’s e-Safety Commissioner

    Curriculum Review

    My School

    Independent Schools Welcome Teacher Training Review & Commitment to Greater Principal Autonomy 




    NAPLAN 2013 and the achievement gap

    All schools can be great schools

    AHISA welcomes funding certainty for schools

    Transparency vital in schools funding arrangements

    Keep Schools GST free

    AHISA Chief Executive announced

    Teenage celebrations: Parents can find strength in numbers

    AHISA welcomes Australian Government support for self-education

    Indigenous student funding

    School Characteristics Matter


    Inquiries into Teaching and Learning and Australian Education Bill

    MySchool website 




    Independent schools and the Board-Principal relationship

    AHISA response to NSW Government school funding cap

    NSW Government fails students in independent schools

    Prime Minister announces new federal funding model

    AHISA & ISCA National Education Forum Joint Media Release

    AHISA welcomes new CEO, Ms Kim Cull

    AHISA commends swift passage of legislation to ensure continuation of national chaplaincy program

    AHISA welcomes Australian Government support for principal professional development

    AHISA welcomes Budget support for maths and science teaching

    AHISA supports a national teacher performance and development framework

    AHISA welcomes nationally consistent approach to students with disability in schools

    AHISA National Chair appointed to Schools Funding Reference Group

    Appointment of AHISA’s new CEO

    Government’s plan for further consultation on funding reforms is welcome – Gonski 




    AHISA welcomes draft Charter for Professional Learning

    National Professional Standard for Principals

    OECD digital literacy report

    AHISA welcomes additional funding for students with disabilities

    AHISA supports moves to strengthen teacher effectiveness AHISA’s Model of Autonomous School Principalship

    My School V2