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The Media unit provides the community with updates on events, achievements and new initiatives within the department and in preschools, primary and secondary schools.

Contacting the media unit

All media enquiries regarding public education and child care should be directed to the Department for Education Media Hotline on (08) 8226 7990. This line is attended at all times for media enquiries. Media may also send requests through to Education.mediaunit [at] sa.gov.au

Latest news

COVID-19 update – Thebarton Senior College

2 August 2020

Thebarton Senior College will remain closed until at least 15 August 2020.

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COVID-19 update – Roma Mitchell Secondary College

2 August 2020

Roma Mitchell Secondary College will reopen on Wednesday 5 August 2020.

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Principals appointed to lead 3 new schools

22 July 2020

Three highly experienced educators have been appointed to lead three of South Australia’s brand new schools in Aldinga, Angle Vale and Whyalla in 2022.

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New Goolwa high school to open in 2022

19 July 2020

A new government high school will open in Goolwa in 2022, providing a welcome option for local families to access public secondary education.

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Future careers for shipbuilding trainees

13 July 2020

The next generation of South Australian shipbuilders have begun the first ASC Shipbuilding Readiness Training Program at Osborne.

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Springbank to remain open

2 July 2020

Springbank Secondary College will remain open.

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New Education and Children’s Services Act

1 July 2020

A raft of changes to education legislation has come into effect today.

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New grants to get schools year 7 ready

25 June 2020

All government high schools, area schools and R-12 schools will share in $2.85 million in establishment grants to help prepare for incoming Year 7 students in 2022.

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High speed internet connects SA students

23 June 2020

High-speed internet connection has been delivered to nearly every government school in South Australia.

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Preschools begin priority maintenance work

12 June 2020

All 380 government preschools across South Australia are starting to engage local tradespeople to complete priority maintenance work.

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