Media Releases

Election Promises for Rural & Remote Education Welcomed
Posted on November 19, 2017

ICPA Qld has welcomed the recent announcement by the Labor Party, if re-elected, to invest in teachers and students in rural and remote locations. As part of the World Class Education Policy, ICPA Qld understands a Palaszcuk Government would establish four Professional Learning & Wellbeing Centres for teachers and students across regional Queensland. The Centres would provide local professional development for teachers and wellbeing support for teachers and students. Read More ›

Welcome Support For Distance Education Home Tutors
Posted on October 16, 2017

The Isolated Children's Parents Association Qld has welcomed the announcement from Education Minister Kate Jones that almost $1.5million is to be invested to upskill home tutors educating their children through distance education. Read More ›

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 ›