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For more than 50 years, Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) has provided a united and powerful voice for independent schools. In times of policy and funding reform, ISQ is a persuasive champion and a fierce guardian of local decision-making and the rights of parents to choose the best school for their child.
Championing the Sector
ISQ’s advocacy work on a state and national level provides strong and effective representation through activities such as:
ISQ continues to expand and diversify our services to meet the increasing demand of Queensland's growing independent schooling sector.
Economic Significance of Independent Schools to the Queensland Economy
Prepared by AEC Group, this is the second report to quantify the economic contribution independent schools make to Queensland. Key findings and regional economic summaries are available.
Diversity in Independent Schools
Independent schools are as diverse as the communities they serve and offer parents a choice in the education of their children. They enable families to select a school that best serves their child’s needs.
Independent Schools: Choice in Schooling
Queensland parents have been exercising their right to school choice for as long as some of the state’s oldest independent schools have been serving their local communities – more than 150 years.