Join the team!

“We partner with P&Cs to advance public education”

Do you want to help ensure that public education in Western Australia is of the highest quality and accessible to all?

Do you think you would make a good representative for the voice of parents and citizens in your region?

If yes, then nominating to become a WACSSO State Councillor may be for you.

Benefits of volunteering on the WACSSO  State Council

  • Being a State Councillor is your opportunity to positively contribute to the education of students in government schools throughout WA.
  • You will learn invaluable lifelong personal and career skills.
  • You will meet like-minded people and have the opportunity to network within the education community.
  • You will be part of a well-respected, high-profile organisation.
  • Access to a professional and confidential  Employee Assistance Program
  • A comprehensive induction program that includes formal support from an experienced State Councillor (WACSSO Buddy program)
  • Most importantly, you will have a blast doing all of this!

What will be expected of me?

  • Attend four (4) weekend State Council meetings per year in the city of Perth. These run all day Saturday and usually finish early Sunday afternoon.
  • Attend WACSSO Annual Conference weekend at Crown Perth, traditionally in August, which includes a brief State Council meeting dinner on the Friday evening.
  • Follow the WACSSO Constitution.
  • Help formulate WACSSO Policy.
  • Represent the views of all affiliates in their electorate to State Council.
  • Provide support and information to affiliates in their electorate and report on these at State Council.

What is the cost to me?

  • State Councillors are reimbursed for out of pocket expenses associated with WACSSO business, such as telephone calls and travel.

Election Pack:

State Council Election Letter 2021

State Councillor Nomination Form 2021

Becoming a State Councillor


Search which electorate your P&C is in

Please contact WACSSO Corporate Support Officer Karen Izard 9264 4004 if you're interested in becoming a State Councillor or for information on requesting an election in your electorate. 

 2021 WACSSO State Councillor By-Elections

By-Elections are running in these Electorates:

  • Goldfields-Esperance
  • Fremantle
  • South-West

The closing date for nominations is 12noon, 29 October 2021.

2021 By-Election Nomination Form

2021 By-Election Letter

Wheatbelt South By-Election

Please note the Wheatbelt South by-election is being held in a different election period; meaning it has a different nomination form and by-election letter (see below).

Wheatbelt South - 2021 By-Election Nomination Form

Wheatbelt South - 2021 By-Election Letter

The closing date for nominations is 12noon, 5 November 2021.