Religious education


Learning religion in Tasmanian Government Schools isvoluntary but can be arranged if:

  • Children present a signed permission form froma parent or guardian
  • Parents or guardians are aware of what theirchild is learning
  • The number of time spent on religiousinstruction cannot exceed 40 hours

Some schools willhave a chaplain to help foster the personal and social wellbeing of students,which can range from supporting families in times of crisis and operatingbreakfast clubs to participating in school camps and activities. 

There are 38 Catholic schools and colleges are locatedacross the north, north-west and south of Tasmania.

Enrolments for most schools and colleges close in May, Year7 enrolments close in April and Year 11 enrolments generally close in June inthe year prior to commencement. 


The ReligionEducation in ACT Government Schools Policy contends that parents of students atgovernment schools can request their child receives a religious education. Thisprocess involves the parent, the school Principal and the relevant religiousbody.

Christian Education in Schools (CEIS) promotesChristian education in ACT government schools. 

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