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  • 28 July 2014
    Author: CSA Canberra

    The role of a support person in discussions with staff

    Employees generally have a right, on request, to have a support person with them when they attend meetings with their employers where the meeting relates to performance management or an investigation and particularly where there is the potential for dismissal from employment. The role of a support person is specifically stated to be a factor to take into account in deciding if a dismissal from employment is harsh, unjust or unreasonable.

  • 22 July 2014

    Can you afford to miss these opportunities?

    Time spent with colleagues in a concentrated period of learning and reflection can be amongst the most valuable of experiences. CSA has prepared great opportunities in August and September for leaders of the movement to refresh, and gain new insights into their roles. Please consider this: can you afford not to take this time to refresh?

  • 18 July 2014
    Author: CSA Canberra

    Bank fees, construction contracts and school fees

    Complaining about bank fees is almost a national pastime in Australia.  Complaints about requirements to give a term’s notice on withdrawing a student from a Christian school are starting to become almost as common.  How do either relate to construction contracts though?

  • 15 July 2014
    Author: Stephen O'Doherty

    Special CSA Premiere of Freedom

    CSA is pleased to present a special premiere screening of FREEDOM, a new movie that tells the compelling story of John Newton's discovery of God's Amazing Grace, and its intergenerational effects. This exclusive screening coincides with our Leadership Conference, August 20.

  • 11 July 2014
    Author: CSA Canberra

    National School Chaplaincy Programme

    As reported in our recent briefing the High Court ruled that the current methodology for funding the National School Chaplaincy [and Student Welfare] Programme is not Constitutionally valid, but the Commonwealth has decided to waive its right to recover payments.

  • 10 July 2014
    Author: CSA Canberra

    Consultation on the future of reporting for charities

    In light of its commitment to abolish the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC), the Commonwealth Government’s Department of Social Services (DSS) has released an Options Paper  to seek feedback from charities and not-for-profits on its proposed replacement arrangements. Christian schools, being charities, will be impacted by whatever arrangements will be put in place.

  • 7 July 2014

    Update on Commonwealth Funding payments

    Schools will have or soon will have received advice from the Commonwealth Department of Education in relation to the July instalment of Commonwealth funding.

  • 7 July 2014

    2014 Christian Schools National Business Conference Registering Now

    Registrations are now available for the 2014 Christian Schools National Policy Forum, Gold Coast, Sept 3-5, with optional school visits on 2 Sept. 

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