Media Releases

Productivity Commission Fails Rural and Remote
Posted on June 22, 2017

The Isolated Children's Parents Association is extremely disappointed that the final Report by the Productivity Commission into the Telecommunications USO has failed to address the importance of a fixed landline for many residents in rural Australia. Read More ›

Budget a Mixed Bag for Rural & Remote Students
Posted on June 19, 2017

The Isolated Children's Parents Association of Qld welcomes key funding allocations around teacher attraction, infrastructure planning and quality VET delivery, but there is disappointment at no funding to ensure better connectivity in rural and remote schools. Read More ›

ICPA Conference Converges on St George
Posted on June 19, 2017

The Isolated Children's Parents Association of Qld will host the association's annual conference on the banks of the Balonne River in St George this week. Thursday 8th and Friday 9th June will see the population of St George swell by an extra 257 people as delegates and guests arrive for the two day conference. Read More ›

ICPA Qld LAUNCHES #iamICPA CAMPAIGN
Posted on May 23, 2017

The Isolated Children's Parents Association of Qld has launched its first dedicated social media campaign with #iamICPA in an effort to increase awareness of rural and remote education while also engaging its own member base. Read More ›

ICPA QLD WELCOME ACCC ANNOUNCEMENT
Posted on May 6, 2017

The Isolated Children's Parents Association of Qld has welcomed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC) draft decision, proposing not to declare a wholesale domestic mobile roaming service. Read More ›