Governing Council

Meningie Area School

About the Council

The object of the council is to involve the school community in the governance of the school to strengthen and support public education in the community.

The council works in conjunction with the Principal to:

  • Involve the school community in governance of the school by providing a forum for the involvement of parents and the school community. Ensures local context of educational needs is represented and that the cultural and social diversity needs of the community are considered.
  • Set a broad vision for the school
  • Be consulted on
    • The site improvement plan and be involved in strategic plans, policies e.g. student management, uniform
    • The budget and approve the budget
    • The Annual Report
Meningie Area School


The Governing Council consists of:

  • 1 Principal
  • 6 elected parents/family
  • 1 staff representative
  • 1 Aboriginal Education Team member and/or Aboriginal parent
  • 1 community member appointed by the council

Positions are for two years and the Annual General Meeting is held in Term 1 each year.

Meningie Area School has a passionate Governing Council who are active in all areas of the school and provide guidance to the directions of the school.

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