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Who's Who in Catholic Education?

Catholic Schools NSW (CSNSW) 


Established in 1974 by the NSW Bishops, CSNSW is responsible to them for funding contract management, advocacy and representation of Catholic education at a state level.   

CSNSW provides leadership in Catholic education, through service to Dioceses, Religious Institutes and Parents. It functions through consultation with Diocesan Directors, Religious Institutes, Principal & Parent associations.                                                                            

Catholic School Parents Australia (CSPA)

Catholic School Parents Australia (CSPA) is the national peak representative body for parents with children in Catholic schools. It represents the parents and carers of over 760,000 students in every state and territory across Australia. Membership is comprised of each of the state & territory Catholic 

National Catholic Education Commission (NCEC)

The NCEC is established by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) through the Bishops Commission for Catholic Education to maintain effective liaison with the Commonwealth Government and other key national education bodies. 

NCEC complements and supports at the national level the work of the State and Territory Catholic Education Commissions. Former Victorian Senator Jacinta Collins is currently the Executive Director. 
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The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council (ACSJC) was established by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference in 1987 as the Church’s national justice and peace agency.

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference mandates the ACSJC to promote research, education, advocacy and action on social justice, peace and human rights, integrating them deeply into the life of the whole Catholic community in Australia, and providing a credible Catholic voice on these matters in Australian society.