Office Bearers

Roles and Responsibilities of the Chair

A Chair must be a Parent Member and cannot be a teacher or Principal of a Government School. The Chair works with the Principal to ensure members and Office Bearers comply with department policy and guidelines. They provide Leadership to the School Representative Body and keep the school community informed. The Chair ensures meetings are properly convened and signs and endorses documents for the School Representative Body.


The Chair must represent the best interests of the students and the school at all times and provide relevant input into decisions being made by the School Representative Body. A Chair must act in good faith and promptly declare any conflict of interest.

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Roles and Responsibilities of the Treasurer

The Treasurer is responsible for presenting the monthly financial statements and draft budget for endorsement by the School Representative Body. A Treasurer must have regard, as appropriate, to the governing principles of the Financial Management Act, Treasurer’s Directions, the Audit Act and the Procurement Act to ensure the effective, efficient and appropriate use of school funds and resources.

The Treasurer must represent the best interests of the students and the school at all times and provide relevant input into decisions being made by the School Representative Body. A Treasurer must act in good faith and promptly declare any conflict of interest.

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Roles and Responsibilities of the Secretary

The Secretary is responsible for all official correspondence and record keeping including; sending notice of meetings except that of the AGM, preparation of the agenda, recording and distributing meeting, minutes and reports.

The Secretary must represent the best interests of the students and the school at all times and provide relevant input into decisions being made by the School Representative Body. A Secretary must act in good faith and promptly declare any conflict of interest.

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Attachments

  • Chair Roles and Responsibilities  - PDF *Updated for 2019*
  • Treasurer Roles and Responsibilities  - PDF *Updated for 2019*
  • Secretary Roles and Responsibilities  - PDF *Updated for 2019*