935. Hon ALISON XAMON to the Minister for Education and Training:

I refer to the voluntary fee system for state government schools in Western Australia. Will the minister please advise the total amount collected from parents in 2019–20?

Hon SUE ELLERY replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.

The total for voluntary contributions collected from schools for the 2019–20 financial year was $13 316 213. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, principals were advised to suspend follow-up actions for outstanding contributions, charges and fees for most of term 1 and all of term 2.


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