School Council

Edithvale Primary School Council

  • Is the focal point for decision making on overall school policies
  • Is accountable to the local school community and to the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.
  • Is a representative body with a membership reflecting the important partnership between student, teacher and home
  • Is the governing body of the school

School Council meets regularly, generally on the third Tuesday of every month. Our School Council has sub committees which meet separately and make recommendations to School Council in their specific areas of responsibility. Sub Committees meet at arranged times throughout each term.

Membership: The Principal, 3 teachers and 8 parents elected by the parent community. Each member has a term of office of two years. Elections are held each year.

2021 School Council

The table below outlines the new School Council for 2021:

DET MEMBERS
  • James Whitla – Principal
  • Luke McMaster – Assistant Principal / Minute Secretary
  • Craig Heywood -Correspondence Secretary
PARENT MEMBERS
  • Natalie Firth – President
  • Aileen Dyce – Vice President
  • Thomas Beilken
  • Nikki Brown
  • Mark Eddey
  • Laura Moore
  • Andy Murray
  • Michael Smits

SUB COMMITTEE STRUCTURE 2021

Fundraising
  • Laura Moore – Convenor
  • Thomas Beilken
  • Nikki Brown
  • Natalie Firth
  • Craig Heywood
  • Lynda Lyons
  • Andrew Murray
  • Steve Smith
  • Jodi Vuat
Buildings & Grounds
  • Mark Eddey – Convenor
  • Thomas Beilken
  • Aileen Dyce
  • Natalie Firth
  • Craig Heywood
  • Darren McLeod
  • Luke McMaster
  • Laura Moore
  • Andrew Murray
  • Steve Smith
  • Michael Smits
  • Jodi Vuat
Finance
  • Andrew Murray – Convenor 
  • Thomas Beilken
  • Aileen Dyce
  • Natalie Firth
  • Luke McMaster
  • Mike Smits
  • Steve Smith
  • James Whitla
Education
  • James Whitla – Convenor 
  • Thomas Beilken
  • Nikki Brown
  • Aileen Dyce
  • Mark Eddey
  • Natalie Firth
  • Craig Heywood
  • Luke McMaster
  • Laura Moore
  • Andrew Murray
  • Steve Smith
  • Michael Smits
Canteen
  • Dianne Cameron – Convenor 
  • James Whitla