Private School News Australia


Welcome to Private School News Australia

Selecting a  private school for my son was one of the most challenging things I have done as a parent. Visiting multiple school websites, checking when principal tours and open days were on. Not knowing if there was a waiting list for the schools I had shortlisted. Knowing how much the school fees were and understanding the school's academic performance were all things I had to research and find out. When you are looking across ten potential schools, either locally or in another region was very time consuming and frustrating.

During this process, I realised the Australian private school sector lacked a conclusive and reliable source of information that went beyond individual school websites and government databases. The research processes was very time consuming and I thought there had to be a better way. From that Private School News Australia was created.

We hope to assist parents with .

  • Make the research process a more simpler one and save time with easy to understand and well presented information.

  • Provide parents information that is relevant for them and their research. We do this with our ongoing parent survey (Click here to provide your feedback)

  • Keep parents up to date with the latest trends and news in the private school sector.

  • Build a community of parents helping one another.

Enjoy the site and please return regularly for more updates.

If you want to learn more about my personal experience when selecting a private please visit my blog post.


Mark Lovatt

Managing Editor

Private School News Australia

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Mark, is the managing editor of Private School News Australia, and is a father of two.