External links and organisations to assist Parent bodies
The Western Australian Council of State School Organisations Inc. (WACSSO)
WACSSO is the peak body representing parents of public school children in Western Australia. WACSSO’s role is to provide information on governance, and running a successful P&C. The 2022 WACSSO P&C Handbook is an annual essential guide to running an effective P&C association. To access the Handbook visit the “Resources” page of the WACSSO website. Check out the latest news from WACSSO, including managing the impact of COVID-19 in schools.
Catholic School Parents WA (CSPWA)
CSPWA is the peak body representing and advocating on behalf of those parents who choose a Catholic education for their children in Western Australia. CSPWA works collaboratively with school parent groups, their schools and families to promote and sustain a Catholic education which will help all children and young people to achieve their God given potential. They provide a range of resources to assist Parent Groups with governance, attracting volunteers and Office Bearers, understanding the roles and responsibilities of the various Office Bearers, fundraising ideas and how to manage the P&F funds