Supporting parents, supporting public schools

Committee Representation

The WACSSO President, State Councillors and staff are involved in, and provide parent representation to the following Committees, Working Parties and Workshops. Through our representation and work with a number of different groups, WACSSO is able to ensure that decisions made by government agencies and community organisations are in the best interests of students in public education.

  • Abilities Based Learning Education (ABLE) WA Advisory Committee
  • Children’s Crossings and Road Safety Committee
  • Gender and Sexuality Based Bullying in Schools (EOC)
  • KidsMatter/MindMatters Reference Group
  • Natureplay WA Inc. Member Council
  • Rural and Remote Education Advisory Council of WA (RREAC)
  • Schools Drug Education and Road Aware (SDERA), Ambassador: President Kylie Catto
  • Western Australian Road Safety Education Committee (WARSEC)
  • Western Australian School Drug Education Reference Group (WASDERG)


Past & non-specific representations

  • Australian Curriculum Review Consultative Group
  • Constitution Review Group
  • Curriculum Council Appeals Board
  • ECU Child Health Promotion Unit: RefreshED
  • ECU Parents and Adolescent Alcohol Use Study
  • Family-School and Community Partnerships Bureau Framework Review
  • Independent Public Schools Working Group
  • Public Private Partnership Schools Consultation Sessions
  • School Curriculum and Standards Authority - various, parent/community groups
  • School Drug Education and Road Aware (SDERA) Leavers Forum
  • School Excursions Policy Review Group
  • Student-Centred Funding Model Stakeholder Consultative Group
  • Sustainable Schools Initiative
  • WACE Special Provisions Committee
  • WA Education Awards
  • Year 7s to High School Consultation Group