New member appointed to BBC Council

The PMSA Board and Brisbane Boys’ College Council are pleased to announce the recent appointment of experienced lawyer Michael Goss to the College Council. He has more than 35 years legal experience working in large and small Queensland and national firms on complex matters in banking & finance, insolvency and general commercial law. In addition …

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Two roles wanted: Chair and committee member for AFR Committee

Following the retirement of the AFR Committee Chair Greg Skelton, the PMSA Board is seeking expressions of interest from qualified members in our PMSA and school community for a new Chair of the PMSA Audit, Finance and Risk Committee, a sub-committee of the Board. The Board is also seeking an additional member of the Audit, …

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Health outbreaks in history

You might be interested to know that throughout the PMSA’s long history, we have somewhat been here before. In 1919, school was due to begin in January, but many staff at Somerville House were stranded at Coolangatta when the borders were closed during the Spanish flu epidemic, delaying school until March. For Brisbane Boys’ College, …

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Transitioning to learning from home

As we all adjust to our new ‘normal’, our staff across the PMSA Group and within our schools are working overtime to proactively manage how the rapidly changing situation with COVID-19 coronavirus is affecting our schools. Our number one priority is always the health and wellbeing of everyone in our community and we wholeheartedly thank …

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Annual Lecture postponed

In light of the uncertainty regarding COVID-19 and in line with government advice, we sadly must inform you that our inaugural Annual Australian Leadership Lecture scheduled for Tuesday 21 April 2020 will not go ahead. As you would understand, the health and safety of our students, staff and everyone in our community is our first …

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PMSA Group Office and schools respond to COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, our schools are following the advice and directions of government departments which is continually evolving. Schools are regularly communicating directly with their school community on how this advice affects individual school activities. A lovely little video of Grammar Preps is one of the many positive examples of how …

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Commissioning of Dr Andrew Cousins

The PMSA Board and Clayfield College Council warmly welcomed and officially recognised the appointment of Dr Andrew Cousins as the seventh Principal of Clayfield College in a symbolic and joyful commissioning ceremony last week. Reflecting the warm and caring community that is the heart of Clayfield, the ceremony brought together the whole community – students, …

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Members wanted for new Committee

The PMSA is establishing a new Child Protection & Safeguarding Committee and are seeking a trauma informed strategic policy or advocacy leader in the prevention of abuse, harm and exploitation to join. The primary objectives of this committee are to support the PMSA Board in oversight of Child Protection and Royal Commission response frameworks, management …

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