DET Information

The school council has particular functions in setting and monitoring the school’s direction.

School councils have three main responsibilities:

  • finance: overseeing the development of the school’s annual budget and ensuring proper records are kept of the school’s financial operation
  • strategic planning: participating in the development and monitoring of the school strategic plan
  • policy development and review: developing, reviewing and updating policies that reflect a school’s values and support the school’s broad direction outlined in its strategic plan.

Other key functions of school councils include:

  • raising funds for school related purposes
  • maintaining school grounds and facilities
  • entering into contracts
  • reporting annually to the school community and the Department
  • creating interest in the school in the wider community
  • representing and taking the views of the community into account
  • regulating and facilitating after-hours use of school premises and grounds
  • operating a children’s service at the school.

College Council 2024 Members

President: Asaf Harel
Executive Officer: Anne Stout

Parent Members

Harry Lohe
Sasha Curtain
Alec Tarhis
Suren Palaniswamy
Allison Pinto Correia
Lara Silkoff
Chris Lunniss
Nathanael Preston

Brighton Secondary College Community Connect (BSCCC) Representative

Position Vacant

Staff Members

Leisa Higgins
Pennie Whiteman
Danielle Moore

Student Members

Abigail McCarroll
Emily Wainhouse