Gilles Street Primary Governing Council

Our principal works closely with parents, staff and students to develop recommendations and strategies to achieve the broad site directions that are jointly set with the council.

When working together at Gilles Street Primary School we respect and follow our agreed upon Essential Understandings by: Our principal works closely with parents, staff and students to develop recommendations and strategies to achieve the broad site directions that are jointly set with the Governing Council.

  • Always assuming positive intent
  • Respecting and valuing other people's ideas (address the issue not the person)
  • Showing courtesy and respecting confidentiality at all times
  • Listening actively and interacting in discussions without being interrupted
  • Structuring time and climate to allow equitable opportunities for thinking and constructive discussion
For more information on the function of the School Governing Council and the role of governance in schools and preschools click here.

2024 School Governing Council Members

Mel Takarangi - Chairperson
Kade Davison - Deputy Chairperson
Stephanie Flint - Secretary
Sarah Ladewig-Jones - Treasurer
Isabelle Oliver
Emma Beech
Katrina Freene
Michael Ford
Colin Hallett-Fairs
Rosa Lam

The council has standing members who represent the staff and community:
Tanja Antoun (Principal)
Mary Marafioti (IELP Rep)
Ashleigh Maksimovic (Staff Rep)