Director-General's messages to staff Page ContentCurrent message 19 June 2019 Important changes to consent procedure The obtaining and managing student and individual consent procedure was recently updated.Previous messages 4 June 2019What's appropriate when it comes to expending public resources?A summary of changes to the Appropriate and ethical use of public resources policy and Catering and hospitality procedure are now available. 21 May 2019Choral Fanfare 2019Choral Fanfare is the biennial festival of choirs from Queensland state schools. With more than 11,000 students performing at the regional festivals, second term is sure to be loud. 9 May 2019Creative Generation State Schools Onstage 2019Tickets are on sale for Creative Generation – State Schools Onstage which returns to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 July 2019. 24 April 20192019 Teach Rural Career FairThe 2019 Teach Rural Career Fair will be held on Wednesday 8 May in Brisbane, and registrations are now open. 26 March 2019Campaign to #endcyberbullying launchedThe #endcyberbullying campaign was launched on the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence (NDA) on 15 March. 12 March 2019Queensland state schools lead the way to address bullyingAll Queensland state schools will unite for the 2019 National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence (NDA) on Friday 15 March. 28 February 2019Year 12 results report for 2018 releasedI am pleased to announce the 2018 Year 12 outcomes report released by QCAA shows continued improvement in outcomes for our Year 12 cohort, which is testament to the work of our teachers and school leaders across the state. 13 February 2019Evaluation of the Independent Public Schools Initiative Report 2018 – employee mobility updateAt the end of 2018 I provided an update on the Evaluation of the Independent Public Schools Initiative Report 2018. I referred to two statewide pilots in the areas of teacher mobility and classified officer recruitment to be implemented in 2019. 29 January 2019New survey tool to be used across the departmentOur department, along with all Queensland Government agencies, must comply with legislative requirements regarding the safe collection and storage of information and data. 16 January 2019Public Services Medal nominations close 29 JanuaryNominations for the 2019 Public Service Medal are open. Email your nomination for a colleague before 25 January.