Providing advocacy and action for Catholic School Leadership

The Australian Catholic Primary Principals’ Association (ACPPA) provides a valued and considered voice for Australian Catholic primary school leaders. ACPPA represents Catholic Primary Principals and Leaders from over 1220 primary schools and 150 combined primary/secondary schools in every state and territory in Australia. 

In 2024, ACPPA is celebrating 40 years since the association formed.  Stay tuned for ways to join our celebrations.

Sub Committees

The ACPPA Board operates sub committees within the Board structures:

  • Finance, Risk and Audit
  • Wellbeing
  • Research
  • Member Engagement
  • Principal Leadership Fund

State and Territory Associations

Want to know more about ACPPA? Get in touch with your State and Territory Association who provide advocacy and action at a local level.


President Newsletter

ACPPA publishes a 'President's Newsletter' at times throughout the year. Stay in touch with what ACPPA has been working on, current topics of interest and ways to continue to connect with principals across Australia.

A Message from our President

Welcome to our community. I hope you will take the time to explore our site and learn more about what we offer to support you as a Catholic Primary Principal. We are here to support you in your professional development, to connect you with other Catholic Primary Principals, and to provide you with the resources and tools you need to succeed. Thank you for your dedication and hard work as a Catholic Primary Principal. You play a vital role in our Catholic education system, and I am grateful for your contribution.

Mr. Peter Cutrona (ACPPA President)

Explore our Community

ACPPA Members now have a place to connect, collaborate and celebrate.  The mycommunity platform will launch in 2024 for members to join.  Contact your State or Territory Association for more information, or ACPPA directly via the contact details below.

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ACCPA Valued Partners

ACPPA’s aim is to be able to partner with organisations that are compatible with our mission and philosophy and that will both enhance our role as a national association and provide mutual benefit to both ACPPA and our partners.

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