The Australian Association of Christian Schools (AACS) is an advocacy organisation representing the interests of over a hundred Christian schools in every State and Territory across the nation.
We provide our schools with a voice in the public sphere to ensure they can continue to deliver an authentic Christian education embedded in the teaching and life of the school.Find Out More
Good news! There have been some positive developments in New South Wales with the introduction of the Read More
AACS continue to advocate against the introduction of "conversion practice" bans. We recently discovered that the ACT Government has been conducting…Read More
AACS are pleased to announce the details of our 2020 Creative Writing Competition! Please circulate this information to your school community. We hope…Read More
As advised last week, schools who are also providers of Early Childhood Education may apply to the Department of Education, Skills and Employment to…Read More
AACS wrote to Minister Tehan and Minister Frydenberg yesterday for your information. You can read the letter and the response from the Minister's office…Read More
"I’m at a cross-country carnival today. Roadrunner (my daughter) is running 2km. A small number of steps for this child, but a giant amount of steps…Read More
After a bruising legal process, Ballarat Christian College has settled its case with a former teacher who argued that the school's teachings on same-sex…Read More
In response to media reports about the Religious Freedom Bill 2019 AACS have developed some “Myth Busters” and background points for schools to refer…Read More
A Bill introducing the new capacity to contribute (CTC) score yesterday will soon replace the long-standing SES score that has determined parental capacity…Read More
A family chose to send their two high school aged children to our College without previously having contact with our community, coming from a public…Read More
On Friday afternoon, the Committee examining the Health Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 (Qld) was tabled. Read More
Schools are never neutral. They are immersed in the ideas, beliefs, attitudes and values of those who write curriculum and policy and those who lead and teach in schools - all schools.
Governments have the responsibility to ensure children get access to a healthy education. Governments do not have the right to demand that children attend specific schools. We believe that parents must be able to choose the school they prefer for their child.Find Out More