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Join the Care Army

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Volunteers can help with small acts of kindness such as: 

delivering groceries, medicines and essential items.

Read more about how you, your family or your school
parent group/P&F can help our vulnerable seniors...

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Andrew Fuller's paper on parents and home-based learning

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Please find here link to a paper written by Andrew Fuller
to help parents remain sane(ish) while kids are doing
home-based learning.

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Special ABC podcasts for children and parents

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A few special podcast episodes that the ABC has released for children and parents around the coronavirus coverage.

Click here to read the full article >>

Mother's Day Gift Stall Ideas#buyfromabushbusiness

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Is your P&F/parent group considering a Mother's Day stall in 2020?

Look no further than Facebook(FB) and request to join Mother's Day Gift Stall Ideas-#buyfromabushbusiness

The FB page is a group of sellers who have items suitable to be sold at Mother's Day stalls.

This a great way for schools to support and partner with our friends in the bush.

Novel coronavirus - updated fact sheets

The Department of Health has provided updated factsheets on the novel coronavirus for the education and training sector.

The updated factsheets for parents and for schools are also available on the Department of Education website.

Any updates to these factsheets will be published on the website.

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Parent Engagement Implementation Guide available today

ARACY has developed and released a practical guide to help Australian schools work more closely with parents and families for the benefit of their students.

Read more here and download the guide https://www.aracy.org.au/communications/id/1268/idString/ayuws29900

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Novel coronavirus - Fact sheet for parents

Australia is closely monitoring an outbreak of a respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

https://www.health.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/2020/01/novel-coronavirus-information-for-parents.pdf

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Round 2 of Fair Play Vouchers

Thousands of young Queenslanders will be supported into their favourite physical activity when Round Two of the Palaszczuk Government’s Fair Play voucher program opens tomorrow.

The $150 vouchers, that reduce financial barriers for eligible young people, will be available from 22 January.

For more information and to apply visit: https://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/fairplay/apply

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CSPQ Christmas Office Closure

The CSPQ office will be closed from Monday 23 Dec 2019 - Friday 17 Jan 2020.

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Qld School Library Week, February 2020

Queensland School Library Week will be celebrated from Monday 10 to Friday 14 February. Our theme is School Libraries Build 20/20 Vision.

Click here for more information Qld School Library Week 2020