Outcomes of ACT Non-Government School Registration Processes - 2018

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Background: On 15 October 2018 the Education Directorate received an application from the proprietor of Islamic School of Canberra for in-principle approval to apply for registration at additional educational levels (year 8).

In accordance with the Education Act 2004 the public was comment was invited to comment on this application during the 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 in 2019

Background: During the Education Directorate received an application from Chabad ACT Ltd for in-principle approval to apply for provisional registration of Canberra Jewish School as a new independent school. In accordance withthe Education Act 2004 the public was comment was invited to comment on this application during the period 14 May – 13 July 2018.

Name of School / locationProprietorApplication Outcome of application
Canberra Jewish School / proposed site at 7 Menkar Close, Giralang Chabad ACT Limited In-principle approval to apply for provisional registration of a new school In-principle approval given
Background: During 2018 the Education Directorate received applications from the proprietors of existing ACT non-government schools for in-principle approval to apply for registration at additional educational levels. In accordance withthe Education Act 2004 the public was comment was invited to comment on this application during the period 14 May – 13 July 2018.
Name of School / locationProprietorApplication Outcome of application
Islamic School of Canberra / current site in Weston Islamic Practice and Dawah Circle Inc. In-principle approval to apply for registration at additional educational levels (year 8). In-principle approval given
Islamic School of Canberra / current site in Weston Islamic Practice and Dawah Circle Inc. In-principle approval to apply for registration at additional educational levels (year 9) In-principle approval given
Taqwa School / future site Part Block 1, Sn 33 Moncrieff Canberra Muslim Youth Inc. In-principle approval to apply for registration at additional educational levels (years 7 & 8) In-principle approval given

Background: During 2018 the Education Directorate received applications from the proprietor of an existing registered ACT non-government school for registration at additional educational levels.

Name of School / locationProprietorApplication Outcome of application
Brindabella Christian College / current site in Charnwood Brindabella Christian Education Limited Registration at additional educational levels (years 5 & 6) Registered for years 5 and 6 at Charnwood campus for 2019 - 2023

Background: During 2018 the Education Directorate received applications from the proprietor of two existing provisionally registered ACT non-government schools for registration.

Name of School / locationProprietorApplication Outcome of application
St John Paull II College / current site in Nicholls Trustees of the Roman Catholic Church for the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn as Trustee for the Catholic Education Office Registration of a provisionally registered school (years 7 – 12) Approved for five years
Mother Teresa School / current site in Harrison Registration of a provisionally registered school (K – year 6) Approved for five years

Background: During 2018 the Education Directorate received applications from the proprietors of the following registered ACT non-government schools for registration renewal.

Name of School / locationProprietorApplication Outcome of application
Islamic School of Canberra / current site in Weston Islamic Practice and Dawah Circle Inc. Registration renewal
(K – year 7)
Registration renewed for 2019
Taqwa School / current site in Spence Canberra Muslim Youth Inc. Registration renewal
(K – year 6)
Registration renewed for 2019
Orana Steiner School / current site in Weston Canberra Rudolph Steiner School Registration renewal
(K – year 12)
Registration renewed for 2019 - 2023
Blue Gum Community School / current site in Hackett Best-Practice Education Group Ltd Registration renewal
(K – year 10)
Registration renewed for 2019 - 2023
Brindabella Christian College / current sites in Lyneham and Charnwood Brindabella Christian Education Limited Registration renewal
Lyneham - (K – year 12)
Charnwood - (K – year 4)
Registration renewed for 2019 - 2023
St Thomas More Primary School / current site in Campbell Trustees of the Roman Catholic Church for the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn as Trustee for the Catholic Education Office Registration renewal
(K – year 6)
Registration renewed for 2019 - 2023
Rosary Primary School / current site in Watson Registration renewal
(K – year 6)
Registration renewed for 2019 - 2023
Ss Peter & Paul’s Primary School / current site in Garran Registration renewal
(K – year 6)
Registration renewed for 2019 - 2023
St Monica’s Primary School / current site in Evatt Registration renewal
(K – year 6)
Registration renewed for 2019 - 2023
St Vincent’s Primary School / current site in Aranda Registration renewal
(K – year 6)
Registration renewed for 2019 - 2023
St Joseph’s Primary School / current site in O’Connor Registration renewal
(K – year 6)
Registration renewed for 2019 - 2023
St Benedict’s Primary School / current site in Narrabundah Registration renewal
(K – year 6)
Registration renewed for 2019 - 2023
Holy Trinity Primary School / current site in Curtin Registration renewal
(K – year 6)
Registration renewed for 2019 - 2023
St Bede’s Primary School / current site in Red Hill Registration renewal
(K – year 6)
Registration renewed for 2019 - 2023
St Michael’s Primary School / current site in Kaleen Registration renewal
(K – year 6)
Registration renewed for 2019 - 2023
St Thomas the Apostle Primary School / current site in Kambah. Registration renewal
(K – year 6)
Registration renewed for 2019 - 2023

Requests to receive or view copies of the panel reports relating to the above registration processes 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