The aim of the P&C is to promote community engagement between parents and the school through opportunities to participate in a variety of activities and events. The P&C also provides financial assistance to the school through contributions to a variety of projects, such as fundraisers and annual events.

All members of the school community are welcome to attend, although voting at meetings is limited to financial and ex-officio members.

Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month during a school term, at 3pm in the school staffroom.

Office bearers are elected at the annual general meeting, which must be held within four months of the end of the financial year (31 December).

If you are interested in becoming a P&C Committee Member, please contact our President, Mel or our secretary, Tanya (contact details below).

Harrisdale Primary School P&C Committee Members 2020


Mel Magini

Vice President

Nicola Goodchild


Stacey Haragan


Tanya Andrews

Executive Positions
Kate Hill
Allison Owen
Alyssha Warren 
Sukhdeep Kaur Sandhu
Alice Smith

Community & Events Committee
Committee Co-ordinators: Sandra Young, Alice Smith
Committee Members: Allison Owen, Lorraine Churchward, Stacey Haragan, Priyadakhini Khalate

School Banking
Committee Co-ordinator: Vincent Pang
Committee Members: Sharon Le, Jane Trowl

PR Member/Engagement Co-ordinator
Karen Coates

Leavers Shirts Co-ordinator
Alice Smith

Scholastic Committee
Committee Co-ordinator: Renae Gibson
Committee Member: Jane Trowl

Used Uniforms Sales Co-ordinator
Stacey Haragan

Sports Liaison Co-ordinator
Karen Coates

Functions of the P&C

  • Encourage parents to participate in developing the school’s educational policy.
  • Develop parent participation and involvement in the school.
  • Act as the forum for parents to discuss issues pertaining to the school and its community and for gathering opinions.
  • Promote and support communication and cooperation within the school community.
  • Bring educational matters to the attention of the wider community.
  • Have representation on the School Council and the local District Council of P&C Associations.
  • Provide extra resources for the benefit of government school students.