NSW/ACT Principals' Network Gathering

NSW/ACT Principals' Network Gathering

Join with Principals' from across NSW and the ACT over three days, at the annual Principals’ Network Gathering as they come together for fellowship, encouragement and professional networking. An annual event not to be missed; we do hope you can join us. Please note a change in venue this year to The Hills Lodge in Castle Hill.

Event Information

There are two registration options to select when it comes to registering for this event.

  • One is for full registration, including accommodation ($1200 +GST); and,
  • The other is for full registration, excluding accommodation ($770 +GST). 

Please note that prices at checkout will automatically include GST.

Small School Discount
As this is an important time of connection for our Principals and our aim is to have as many attend as possible, a discount is available, in the form of a promo code, for schools where student numbers are below 100. This promo code will need to be entered at checkout. To access the special promo code, please contact Denise

If you have any questions regarding registration please do not hesitate to contact Denise Parcell, [email protected].

Program Outline

We are busy preparing an engaging program for this event and will publish this information as soon as it becomes available. 

Guest Speakers

Guest Speaker: Dr Gavin Williams

Dr Gavin Williams is a passionate disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ. Originally trained as a Baptist pastor, he has served the Kingdom of God for more than 50 years as a pastor, missionary and more apostolic roles. As founder and president of Light to the Nations (LttN) Ministries, Gavin and his wife Glenda travelled extensively to encourage and equip Christian leaders, especially in the Developing World. Their ministry has taken them to such far flung places as Ukraine, Romania, Turkey, India, Myanmar, Uganda and Zambia to name a few. Gavin’s great passion is to see God’s people discover true intimacy with God in the deepest places of their spirit. His book, Appointment with Jesus: Discovering the life changing power of intimacy with God, has sold thousands of copies and been translated into ten languages. At heart, Gavin is a very practical teacher. Drawing from years of personal experience in his spiritual journey, he will encourage you to draw fresh strength for your calling out of your intimate walk with Jesus. 

Guest Speaker: Dr Tim Wright

Dr Timothy Wright AM FACE trained as a research organic chemist and then worked in independent education as a teacher and leader from 1986-2019 at Trinity Grammar School, Summer Hill, All Saints’ College, Bathurst and Shore.  He was Headmaster of the latter two Schools: All Saints’ and Shore, and also served as the independent schools’ representative on the then Board of Studies for several years. He has also previously served as a member of the board of CRU, and Chairman. In June 2022, he was awarded an AM for services to education in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Since retirement, Tim has worked with clients in NSW, SA and Vic mentoring and coaching leadership for individuals and teams. Convinced of the importance of Virtue as the keystone to effective school leadership and student character growth, he has been developing his ideas on the Virtues of Leadership. Tim is married to Sue and they have three adult children and three granddaughters. He is a member of St Paul's Anglican in Canterbury. 

Guest Speaker: Dr Christine Grice

Dr Christine Grice is a Senior Lecturer in Educational Leadership, and coordinator of Educational Leadership and Management at The University of Sydney. She conducts educational leadership research and professional learning in pedagogical leadership, middle leadership, and values-driven system leadership, governance and change, predominantly drawing on practice theory. Christine's academic contribution is focused on the practices of leading learning, curriculum, and pedagogy.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be made in writing to the Event Organiser.

No refunds will be issued after 14 days out from the event. Any cancellations made after this date will be charged the full registration fee. 'No Shows' to the event will be charged the full registration fee. 

The event program is subject to change without prior notice.

Registration fees do not include insurance to cover loss of any fees/deposit through cancellation of your participation in the event or through cancellation of the event itself.

A full refund will be issued if the event is cancelled by the organiser (CSA) due to COVID-19 restrictions or any other reasons out of the organisers control.


Wednesday, 28 February 2024 to
Friday, 01 March 2024
12pm - 1:30pm AEDT
Full event $1200 +GST (small school discount available)
Hills Lodge
1 Salsbury Road Cnr Windsor Road
Castle Hill NSW 2154
Members only event
RSVP by 09-February-2024Registration nearly full