News from the Office



The Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund (CSEF) provides payments for eligible students to attend activities like:

  • school camps or trips
  • swimming and school-organised sport programs
  • outdoor education programs
  • excursions and in school activities.

Payments are $125 per Primary School aged student per year and $225 per Secondary School aged student per year.


Applications for 2021 are now open and will close on 25 June 2021 (end of Term 2).



On the first day of term one (27 January 2021) or the first day of term two (19 April 2021), a parent or legal guardian of a student must:

  • be an eligible beneficiary of one of these cards:
    Veterans Affairs Gold Card
    Centrelink Health Care Card
    Pensioner Concession Card
  • OR they must be a temporary foster parent
  • OR the student is 16 years or older and holds a valid concession card (such as a Youth Allowance Health Care Card)
  • AND the parent or legal guardian must submit an application by the due date.

Parents who receive a carer allowance on behalf of a child, or any other benefit or allowance not income tested by Centrelink, are not eligible for the CSEF unless they also comply with the above.  Eligibility will be determined when the parent’s concession card successfully validates with Centrelink on either the first day of term one or term two.



Contact the school office to obtain a CSEF application form or download from COMPASS by clicking on the Community Icon \ School Documentation \ Parent Information \ CSEF \ CSEF Application Form



If you applied for the CSEF at your child’s current school in 2020, you do not need to complete an application form in 2021 unless there has been a change in your family circumstances. 


You only need to complete an application form if any of the following changes have occurred: 

New student enrolments: Your child has started or changed schools in 2021 or you did not apply in 2020. 

Changed family circumstances: Such as a change of custody, change of name, concession card number, or new siblings commencing at the school in 2021. 


Please check with the school office if you are unsure. 


Library Fund

Our school has established a Library Fund which will enable us to further build on our resources of library books and ICT equipment.


All monetary donations are tax deductible – please contact the office for any further information or if you would like to make a donation.


Compass is our Parent Portal and a vital communication tool that connects our home\school partnership.  Families can enter student absences, see Student Reports, email teachers and make payments for events, camps, excursions etc - these are just a few of the many options available.


There are also many valuable resources for families on Compass under the School Documentation section including YMCA - Before and After School Care information, Canteen Menu's and ordering guide, Medication Authority Forms, Term Dates and links to all previous Newsletters, just to name a few.


The School Documentation section can be found by clicking on:

Community Icon (People) \ School Documentation \ Parent Information


If you are having trouble accessing your Compass account, need to reset your password or have not yet received your Log In details; please contact the office on 5218 5100 or email