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SECTION 4: FEDERATION PROCEDURES
P&C Federation and its affiliates will use all available and appropriate means to protect and advance the interests of public education in New South Wales. Means to this end include:
(a) assisting in the formation and maintenance of Parents and Citizens’ Associations in all government schools in New South Wales and seeking to have all such associations affiliated with P&C Federation;
(b) ensuring that P&C Federation is always responsive to the needs and wishes of its affiliates; and
(c) fostering and supporting a system of Regional and District Councils with the express aim of achieving a complete state-wide coverage by such Councils.
Participation of parents, teachers and students at all levels of education decision-making through their properly chosen representatives is essential for the development of sound educational policies and programs. Furthermore, representation is a means of allowing a share in the decision-making for larger numbers of people than can easily participate directly. P&C Federation and its representatives share the responsibility of ensuring representative decision-making for the benefit of students.
P&C Federation publishes a regular journal to assist dissemination of information to affiliates and the community.
P&C Federation publishes and regularly updates a website to assist dissemination of information to affiliates and the wider community.
V. GOODS AND SERVICES
Affiliates and the schools they represent should be able to purchase high quality school requisites at competitive prices.