Role of School Council

Three of the critical roles of School Councils are; developing the Strategic Plan, approving the Annual Budget and setting and reviewing policies.

Other roles include:

  • School maintenance
  • Sub contracting
  • Fundraising
  • Developing, reviewing and monitoring the Engaging Schools policy and the School dress code
  • School community engagement

Ballarat High School Council


School Council Executive Officer:

Mr Gary Palmer

School Council President:

Mr Graeme Howard

School Council Vice President:

Mr Paul Bilson

School Council Treasurer:

Mr Neville Brown



Parent members:

Mrs Jessy Edmonston


Mr Scott Hebbard


Ms Sharon Kitt


Mr Anthony Traynor


Mr Rick Treacy


Ms Fiona Wakeling



Community Members:

Mr Paul Bilson


Mr Neville Brown


Mr Graeme Howard


Mr Richard Jones



 DET Members:

Ms Dani Bjelanovic


Ms Kaitlyn Fry


Mr Gary Palmer


Mr James Petrie


Mr Steve White