2019 Public Notices Relating to ACT Non-Government Schools

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Public notice: After receiving in-principle approval to apply for the provisional registration of a new independent school on 15 October 2018 an application has been received by the Education Directorate from Chabad ACT Limited seeking provisional registration of Canberra Jewish School for kindergarten – year 3.

Upon written request a copy of the application will be provided electronically to members of the public. Copies of the application will also be available for inspection by members of the public during normal business hours with prior notice of at least one business day.

Under the Education Act 2004 the public may comment on these applications. Comments provided during the comment period will be considered by the Minister for Education.

Comment period: 3 January – 4 March 2019

Name of School / locationProprietorApplication Outcome of application
Canberra Jewish School / proposed site at 7 Menkar Close, Giralang Chabad ACT Limited Provisional registration of a new school (Kindergarten (K) – year 3). To be determined

Public notice: After receiving in-principle approval to apply for registration at additional educational levels on 15 October 2018 an application was received by the Education Directorate from the proprietor of Islamic School of Canberra seeking registration of the school at year 8 as an additional educational level. The school’s registration for kindergarten – year 7 was renewed until the end of 2019 in December 2018.

Upon written request a copy of the application will be provided electronically to members of the public. Copies of the application will also be available for inspection by members of the public during normal business hours with prior notice of at least one business day.

Under the Education Act 2004 the public may comment on these applications. Comments provided during the comment period will be considered by the Minister for Education.

Comment period: 5 November 2018 – 11 January 2019

Name of School / locationProprietorApplication Outcome of application
Islamic School of Canberra / current site in Weston Islamic Practice and Dawah Circle Inc. Registration at additional educational levels (year 8). To be determined

Community comments and requests to receive or view copies of applications may be made to:

Attn: The Director responsible for non-government education ACT Education Directorate

Mail: GPO Box 158 CANBERRA ACT 2601

Or via the online form available at: https://www.education.act.gov.au/contact_us