Park St, Bright, Victoria, 3741
03 5755 1166




The College Council operates under a legislative framework within the Victorian government school system. School councils are also regulated by the Education and Training Reform Regulations 2007 and school councillors are subject to the Director’s Code of Conduct made under the Public Administration Act 2004.

The Act lists school council’s objectives as being to:

     -  assist in the efficient governance of the school

     -  ensure that its decisions affecting students of the school are made having regard, as a primary consideration, to the best interests of the students

     -  enhance the educational opportunities of the students of the school

     -  ensure the school and the council comply with any requirements of the Act, the regulations, a Ministerial Order or a direction, guideline or policy issued under the Act

School councils have three main responsibilities:

     1. Finance – overseeing the development of the school’s annual budget and ensuring proper records are kept of the school’s financial operation

     2. Strategic Planning – participating in the development and monitoring of the school strategic plan

     3. 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

     -  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.


     -  Camps / Excursions

     -  Environment

     -  Finance

     -  Education and Policy


     -  Bright College Snow Sports Team

     -  Uniform

     -  Indigenous Education

     -  Parents & Friends

     -  Primary Playground

If you would like to get involved or if you have any questions about College Council, please contact our Council President, Fiona Forbes on or speak to the School Office.

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Bright P-12 College Purpose Statement:

Provide a stimulating learning environment that enables every student to build skills and pursue opportunities to best prepare them for their individual life journeys.

The College is situated within a unique natural environment bolstered by a supportive community.

It strives to nurture the health and wellbeing of each student and staff member while fostering creativity, inspiring growth and building


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Office Hours: 8.00am to 4.30pm School Days
Park Street Bright, Vic 3741
Bright P-12 College PO Box 30 Bright, VIC 3741
Telephone: 03 5755 1166
Fax: 03 5755 1770
CRICOS provider name: Department of Education and Training
CRICOS provider code: 00861K

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