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Next meeting: 20 June, 5:30-7:30 Cairns State High Library



Minutes of General Meeting 16 May


Music Subcommittee report

Financial reports

Treasurer's report

Basic financial position

Bulding Bank Rec

Buildng bank register May

Building profit and loss

Canteen bank rec

Canteen bank register May

Canteen profit and loss

General bank rec

General bank register May

General online saver bank rec

General profit and loss

Music bank rec

Music bank register May

Music profit and loss



School Reports


Cairns State High School P&C


Annual P&C Plan (Endorsed 16/5/17)


Guidelines to effectively managing and developing staff


The Cairns State High School Parents and Citizens’ Association (P&C) was officially formed in 1979 however historical accounts and photographs of activities run by the ‘Parents Committee’ date back to as early as 1917. The P&C is the parents’ voice and the committee works closely with the school community and School Council on policy decisions and development.


Robert Wood, the Cairns High P&C Liaison Officer works full time at the school and manages and organises the P&C’s responsibilities. The Liaison Officer and members operate in conjunction​ with the Cairns State High School P&C Constitution which is approved annually by the Principal.


P&C responsibilities

  • Canteen management
  • Uniform shop
  • Hire of school facilities
  • Fundraising and social events 

The business of the P&C: The functions of the support staff


The P&C meets on the third Tuesday of every month at the Library from 5.30pm.


All parents are encouraged to become a member (Annual P&C Membership Application (PDF, 144KB)) and contribute to building a stronger school community for their child/children.


Assisting with events and activities as well as voluntary financial contributions (PDF, 342KB)​ are very appreciated.


Recent contributions and achievements

  • K block kitchen upgrade
  • Air-conditioning in K block Home Ec kitchens
  • Shade sails and landscaped gardens near the Canteen
  • Drinking fountains in the Sports Complex and
  • Stage rises in Crosswell Hall

Executive Committee and Sub-Committee office bearers

​Niels Briët
​Vice ​President
Elaine Sheeley
​Karen Butterworth
​Darren Thamm
​Fran Moore
​Canteen Manager
​Carolyn Shephard
​P&C QLD Representative
​Robert Wood
​School Council Chair
​Jim Brooks
Music Support Sub-Committee Chair
William Gane
​Music Support Sub-Committee Vice Chair
Jan Andren
​Music Support Sub-Committee Secretary
​Nicky Neighbour
​Music Support Sub-Committee Treasurer
​Johanna Neville
​Uniform Officers
​Tracey Kingston-Bull and Emit Tomita
​Canteen Officer
​Tanya Little
​Centenary Celebrations Chair
​Chris Zilm
​Centenary Celebrations Secretary
​Bronwyn Thomas
​Liaison Officer
​Robert Wood

Robert Wood l P&C Liaison Officer l T 4050 3021 l E​​​


2017 Archive


16 May 5:30-7:30pm, Resource Centre

Finance Reports
Music Subcommittee reports
School Reports
School Council Reports