Updated Constitution & Objects passed at AGM

The special resolutions for the updates to the Objects and the Constitution were accepted by the membership with 90% of the vote being in favour of both resolutions. Thanks to everyone who participated in the feedback, and all those who voted.

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Notice calling AGM + Special Resolution Votes


The AGM will be held via Zoom on 14th June, 3pm AEST. Voting is now open for updates to the Objects and the Constitution.

Email contact@hea.edu.au to register for the AGM and if you have not received the Ballot link or the Agenda + Annual Report for AGM.

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Parents getting a "risk-free trial" with homeschooling likely to stay on

The head of the Home Education Association (HEA) told EducationHQ that her organisation has also been fielding questions from parents whose children are still enrolled at their normal schools but have been forced to study form home.

“There are a lot of parents who are still enrolled in schools, but who feel like they're homeschooling,” HEA president Karen Chegwidden said.

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Temporary Changes to Registration

All States & Territories Update:

It is pleasing to note that most jurisdictions have implemented flexible arrangements for home education registration during this time; there is a summary below. Families learning at home but still enrolled at school during this time do not need to register.

See below for each State and Territory changes...


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COVID-19: NESA Tightens Regulations

PRESS RELEASE: NESA tightens regulations for homeschoolers during COVID-19 situation.

Home Education is the only part of the education sector which has not experienced huge upheaval in recent weeks. Ironically, as the wider education sector has looked to home educators for advice on managing their children at home, the NSW Department of Education (NESA) has taken this opportunity to tighten regulations for homeschooling, giving shorter registration periods to some applicants.

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