John Handley

By |2021-05-10T10:33:54+10:0010th May 2021|

After 5 years of service in supporting members and working with the executive team, John has advised that he is withdrawing from his service to the APF and stepping back in order to provide opportunity for others to contribute.  John has provided wonderful advocacy and support and has been a true champion for APF members.  Those who have worked closely [...]

EBA Negotiations

By |2021-05-10T10:29:48+10:0010th May 2021|

The bargaining team continues to campaign strongly on behalf of the Principal Class in an attempt to reach a new agreement.   At the centre of our discussions are matters relating to workload, salary and conditions.  As an industrial organisation that is representative of only Principals and Assistant Principals, the APF is not conflicted in its capacity to represent members.  Only [...]

Welcome back

By |2021-02-03T09:21:05+10:003rd February 2021|

A warm welcome back to 2021. We hope this year brings health, happiness and stability after what was a very challenging year for all last year. We encourage all our members to reach out to us if they need support, guidance or even just a chat. All the best, Gemma Naylor Executive Officer 04 12 584 002     [...]

Increase to APF Membership Fees

By |2020-12-07T13:54:19+10:007th December 2020|

Please note there has been a small increase to the APF Membership fees from the start of 2021. You should have received an email regarding this, if you have not had correspondence from us please contact contact Gemma on

APF Financial Audits 2019-2020

By |2020-09-24T11:02:44+10:0024th September 2020|

The APF Financial Audits for the 2019-2020 financial year are available for viewing now in the members only section. Should you have any questions please contact Gemma Naylor at  

Industry Leading Protection for Schools

By |2020-08-31T14:47:35+10:0031st August 2020|

Schools face ever growing threats from sophisticated cybercriminals. These bad actors are exploiting any network vulnerabilities including any devices connected to or joining the school network. A good example is the risk posed from Internet of Things devices that often have limited or very basic security controls. Once a cybercriminal gains access to a school’s network they gain lateral movement [...]


By |2020-08-31T14:38:45+10:0031st August 2020|

Thursday 22nd October.  APF AGM/PD 10am-1pm Virtually the best AGM/PD you have never had to leave school or home to attend in 2020. Guest speakers Stuart Taylor CEO, Springfox, The Australian Workforce Response to COVID-19: A call for courage, connection and compassion Loren Peavey, Principal, Greenvale North West PS, a Supported Inclusion School.  Loren will talk about this new type [...]

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