Consultative committee

The NSW Department of Education Special Religious Education and Special Education in Ethics Consultative Committee provides advice to the department about special religious education and special education in ethics in NSW public schools. The committee provides 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 public schools.

SRE and SEE Consultative Committee

Organisation Representative
NSW Department of Education Ms Jane Simmons (Chair)
NSW Department of Education Dr Paul Wood
NSW Department of Education Mr Joshua Chenery
All Faiths SRE Mrs Hilit Man
Anglican Diocese of Sydney Mr Stephen Kinsella
Anglican Diocese of Sydney Mr Craig Roberts
Baha’i Council for NSW and the ACT Ms Shoko Creedy
Baptist Churches of NSW and ACT Ms Shelley Ashton
Buddhist Council of NSW Ms Ann MacArthur
Catholic Church of Australia Mr Doug Mawhinney
Catholic Church of Australia Ms Loretta Heffernan
ChristianSRE Mr Murray Norman
Ethics Centre Dr Simon Longstaff
Federation of Parents and Citizens' Associations of NSW Ms Natalie Walker
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia  Dr James Athanasou
Islamic Council of NSW Mrs Ayesha Ahmad
Inter-Church Commission on Religious Education in Schools Dr Laurie Scandrett
NSW Board of Jewish Education Mrs Hilit Man
Presbyterian Church of Australia Ms Lynda Mulder
Primary Ethics Mr Evatt Hannah
Primary Principals’ Association  Mr Michael Trist
Secondary Principals’ Council Mr Michael Rathborne 
Teachers Federation NSW Mr Jack Galvin Waight
The Saiva Manram Mr. Thangarajah Satchidanandam
Uniting Church of Australia Ms Anne Empson
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