Mawson Lakes School Governing Council Inc

The Governing Council’s role is to:

  • Set broad directions for the school in conjunction with the site leader. This may include the school vision, statement of purpose, and school values which focus on improving student learning. 
  • Develop broad directional policy statements that assist the school to achieve its vision and broad direction 
  • Initiate and approve recommendations and strategies (whilst conforming to government policy, industrial agreements, DfE policy and direction and site decision making structures).


What is Governing Council?





MLS Governing Council 2023 - Members

Following the 2021 Mawson Lakes School Governing Council's Annual General Meeting, we are pleased to announce that the following people have been elected to the Govrning Council for the coming year:

Office Bearers:

  • Chair:                            Peter Richings
  • Deputy Chairperson:  Victoria Brown
  • Secretary:                     Sarah-Jane Lambe
  • Deputy Secretary:       
  • Finance:                        Aaron Chirakis
  • Principal:                       David Cowles

Council Members:

  • Brie Dams
  • Phil Dams
  • Kathryn Ward
  • Tom Putnam
  • Judith Fabian
  • Jo Coetzee
  • Nadeem Memon
  • Ben Grocott
  • Ly Lin
  • Mohamed Sylla

Staff Representatives

  • TBA