School councils can be established in Queensland state schools to enable greater involvement of the school community and other stakeholders, such as industry, in setting the strategic direction for the school.
The Shailer Park State School Council plays a role in monitoring and informing the school's strategic direction in a way that achieves the best learning outcomes for the school's students.
monitor the school's strategic direction;
approve school plans and policies of a strategic nature, or other documents affecting strategic matters including the annual estimate of revenue and expenditure for the school;
monitor the implementation of the plans, policies and other documents mentioned above; and
advise the school's principal about strategic matters.