The various Acts and Regulations covering school operations.
Yes, according to the provisions of the various Acts and Regulations applicable to schools.
A School Council/Board has a responsibility to understand the legal basis for the operation of its school.
Schools must comply with many State and Commonwealth Acts and Regulations. Among the most important pieces of legislation are:
- Australian Education Act 2013
- Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (Vic)
- Education and Training Reform Regulations 2017 (Vic)
These and other Acts and Regulations are listed in the Independent Schools Victoria document State and Commonwealth Legislative Base (see ‘Links, resources and downloads’, below).
You may be penalised, fined or your school could be de-registered.