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… the national voice for Australian primary principals


The 2024 APPA/NZPF Trans-Tasman  Conference, will be held in Christchurch, NZ, from 18-20 September, 2024.




APPA’s Vision for the profession is to see primary school principals esteemed, confident and thriving in their leadership of global standard education in every Australian primary school.


APPA’s Mission as an association is to provide ‘a national voice’ for all primary school principals and through advocacy and support, advance the education and wellbeing of primary school leaders, students and communities.


APPA Values:

Collegiality, Credibility, Integrity, Independence and Sustainability


We welcome your ongoing support, engagement and collaboration in these endeavours.





Registration is now open and filling quickly. Don’t miss out.

Click here to visit the conference website and register to attend




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