Consultative committees

The NSW Department of Education Consultative Committees for Special Religious Education and Special Education in Ethics provide advice to the department about special religious education and special education in ethics in NSW Government schools. The committees provide an opportunity for the department and key stakeholders to engage in dialogue regarding matters relating to special religious education and special education in ethics in NSW Government schools.

SRE Consultative Committee

OrganisationRepresentative
NSW Department of EducationMs Jane Simmons (Chair)
NSW Department of EducationMr Rod Megahey
NSW Department of EducationMr Joshua Chenery
All Faiths SREMs Rachele Schonberger
Anglican Education CommissionMr Stephen Kinsella
Anglican Education CommissionMr Craig Roberts
Baha’i Council for NSW and the ACTMs Shoko Creedy
Baptist Churches of NSW and ACTMrs Lisa Andrawes
Buddhist Council of NSWMs Melissa Chittasy
Catholic Church of AustraliaMr Doug Mawhinney
Catholic Church of AustraliaMr Jude Hennessy
Catholic Church of AustraliaMs Alison Newell 
Federation of Parents and Citizens' Associations of NSWMs Angela Martin
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia Dr James Athanasou
Hindu Council of AustraliaMr Surinder Jain
Vishva Hindu Parishad of AustraliaMrs Akila Ramarathinam
Islamic Council of NSWDr Daud Khaled
Inter-Church Commission on Religious Education in SchoolsDr Laurie Scandrett
Inter-Church Commission on Religious Education in SchoolsMs Roslyn Deal (Observer)
NSW Board of Jewish EducationMrs Hilit Man
Presbyterian Church of AustraliaMs Lynda Mulder
Presbyterian Church of AustraliaMr Murray Norman
Primary Principals’ Association Mr Rob Walker
Secondary Principals’ CouncilMr Michael Rathborne 
Teachers Federation NSWMr Jack Galvin Waight
Uniting Church of AustraliaMs Emma Parr

SEE Consultative Committee

OrganisationRepresentative
NSW Department of EducationMs Jane Simmons (Chair)
NSW Department of EducationMr Rod Megahey
NSW Department of EducationMr Joshua Chenery
Ethics CentreDr Simon Longstaff
Federation of Parents and Citizens' Associations of NSWMs Natalie Walker
NSW Primary Principals' AssociationMr Rob Walker
Primary EthicsMr Evan Hannah (CEO)
Primary EthicsMs Heidi Mcelnea
Primary EthicsMr Steve Dolan
Primary EthicsMs Maria McCarthy
Primary EthicsMr Bruce Hogan
Teachers Federation NSWMr Jack Galvin Waight
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