The Bulletin 18 July 2019 Term 3 - Issue 1

Thursday, 18 July, 2019

AISWA Professional Learning and other educational events, news and information

Latest AISWA News: 

OS&H Representatives Courses

Due to the number of registrations for the July course reducing considerable at the last minute it had to be cancelled. If you would like to access training for your elected OS&H Representative(s) AISWA has organised another course for the week commencing the 23rd of September.  Please register as soon as possible as the course will be cancelled if there are not enough participants sharing the cost to make the course cost effective. Depending on final numbers, the cost will be approx. $1200 to $1400, which includes all materials and meals. 
For further information please log onto the AISWA web site and look for ‘PL and Event Calendar’ under ‘AISWA Information’. or contact Gary Robinson…. E:   P: 9441 1608    M: 0488 718 843
Registration is through the AISWA website.

National School Chaplaincy Program |NSCP Funding for 2020 – 2022 |Closing 5.00pm, 9th August

The National School Chaplaincy Program (NSCP) is a Federal Government funded program which supports the emotional wellbeing of students and provides pastoral care services and strategies that support the emotional wellbeing of the school community.  Applications are open to all schools. Please follow this link to view the NSCP Fact Sheet which provides details of the program and the online NSCP Application Form. You will need to be signed in to the AISWA website to access the link. 
If you have any questions, please contact Paul Russell, Senior Consultant Wellbeing and Engagement, on 9441 1674 or

Free Hygiene Program for Pre-Primary Teachers

The theme for 2019 is Keep Bad Bugs Away From Our Picnic Day (a story, featuring the character Melrose Mare that emphasises the importance of good hygiene to keep us healthy).
The program for children is strictly about good hygiene practices and the word meningococcal is not mentioned. Teachers can let parents know a hygiene program has been run in the classroom – emphasising
- Wash your hands before you eat and after you have been to the toilet
- Cover your coughs and sneezes
- Do not share anything that has been in your mouth
For more information please click Here

Local Schools Community Fund

The Australian Government is providing $30.2 million in 2019–20 for the Local Schools Community Fund, with up to $200,000 is available for each federal electorate. And can contribute to small scale projects and their associated costs.
The Fund is open to all schools—government, Catholic and independent.
Schools can apply for funding for one project between $1,000 and $20,000.
If your local MP is not participating in the Fund, your school will not be able to apply for funding. Funding for schools in your electorate will be allocated to other electorates.
For further information click Here