The Council of Catholic School Parents NSW/ACT is the body officially recognised by the Bishops of NSW and Catholic Schools NSW to represent the interest of families of children in all NSW Catholic schools.
The Council of Catholic Schools Parents is incorporated under the Roman Catholic Church Communities’ Land Act 1942 No 23.
The CCSP is incorporated as a not for profit registered charity. It fulfils the criteria which includes: must be not-for-profit, have a charitable purpose and, be for the public benefit.
At its 17 May 2019 meeting, the Council of Catholic School Parents NSW/ACT passed the following by-law:
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) Committee of the Council of Catholic School Parents is appointed as a Permanent Standing Committee of the Council of Catholic School Parents. The Chair of the ATSI Committee or a nominee of the ATSI Committee shall attend meetings of the Council with equal standing and right in the Council.