Australian Catholic Primary Principals Association

The Australian Catholic Primary Principals Association (ACPPA) provides a valued and considered voice for Australian Catholic primary schools, representing Catholic Primary Principals and leaders from over 1220 primary schools and 150 combined primary/secondary schools from all of the states and territories of Australia. These schools educate over 400,000 primary students.

 ACPPA’s focus is on advocacy and representative work undertaken by its National Board and its members to influence the development and implementation of national education priorities and structures, and a financial model that supports the operations of Catholic primary schools.

Catholic Secondary Principals Australia

Catholic Secondary Principals Australia (CaSPA) is the national peak body for Australian Catholic Secondary School Principals representing Catholic secondary school principals in all Australian States and Territories.

CaSPA contributes to the development of national education policy and practice in Australia; supports improved education outcomes for Australian secondary students including those who are socially, economically or educationally disadvantaged; supports the professional development of principals of Catholic secondary schools and others, and provides training and educational opportunities such as conventions, forums and other meetings.

CaSPA has strong connections with national authorities including the Commonwealth Department of Education, AITSL, ACARA and the NCEC. In addition, CaSPA connects and collaborates with other national principal associations including the Australian Secondary Principals Association, Australian Primary Principals Association, Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia and the New Zealand Secondary Principals Association.

CaSPA’s work also provides the practitioner principal voice to the national gatherings of CEO Directors and has a close collaboration with the Catholic School Parents Australia federation.

Connect with Catholic principal associations in your state below.

New South WalesThe Association of Catholic School Principals in NSW
QueenslandQueensland Catholic Primary Principals’ Association
Catholic Secondary Principals’ Association of Queensland
South AustraliaSouth Australian Catholic Primary Principals’ Association
Association of Principals of Catholic Secondary Schools
TasmaniaCatholic Principals’ Association of Tasmania
VictoriaVictorian Association Catholic Primary School Principals
Principals Association of Victorian Catholic Secondary Schools
Western AustraliaCatholic Primary Principals’ Association of Western Australia
Catholic Secondary Principals’ Association Western Australia