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Alliance Partners

Independent Schools Queensland values the support of our Alliance Partners.  


Gold Plus Alliance Partners

NGS Super

NGS Super is the leading industry super fund for those in non-government education, mutual finance and community organisations. With over $7 billion in Funds Under Management (FUM), 100,000 members and over 7,000 employers, we provide personalised services for members and keep our costs low by never paying commissions to Financial Planners, so that all profits are reinvested for members.

We offer a Super Funds Health check for your organisation along with tailored workplace seminars and workshops to better acquaint your staff with the strategies to grow their superannuation so that they achieve their desired retirement goals.

Neil Kent, Business Development Manager
Phone: (07) 3874 8310


Commonwealth Bank

Commonwealth Bank has been proudly supporting Australia's schools for over 80 years. This support ranges from School Banking and Financial Literacy Programs to its partnership with Independent Schools Queensland to tailored assistance in running a school.

To find out how Commonwealth Bank can support schools, please contact:

Justin Otway, Relationship Executive
Phone: 0414 886 705


Smart Education 

Smart Education Australia is in its 11th year of service to Australian Independent Schools. Our range of recruitment services caters for the diverse needs of Independent Schools throughout Australia. 

Smart Teachers, our long-standing division, assists schools in the recruitment of teachers and support staff. Smart Leaders, our executive and senior leadership division, assists schools and Boards in the recruitment of Principals, Deputy Principals, Heads of Department, Directors of Boarding and Business Managers. 

Smart Teachers offers intelligent advertising and strategic promotion services. Using our database of 140,000 teachers and leaders in Australia and our global TES powered network of over 8 million English speaking teachers, Smart Teachers work with schools to expand their reach and attract the most suitable candidates. Smart vetting and appraising is independent school specific and leading edge thanks to our alliance with workplace management and child protection authorities. Our performance and conduct appraising, compliance procedures and education expertise safeguard schools and maximise the benefit of new appointments.  

Tyson Wood
Phone: 07 3112 8566  or 1800 734 758



Bronze Alliance Partner


Willis Towers Watson

Our role at Willis Towers Watson is to find better ways to deliver risk management and insurance broking services to the education sector.  Our efforts are directly targeted toward risk profiling and effective controls to minimise exposure and risk to our clients.

Our ever-growing client base benefits from our expertise in placement, servicing, compliance, administration/IT solutions, claims management and risk reduction strategies.  That's why approximately 350 independent schools Australia-wide have appointed Willis Towers Watson as their risk advisor and insurance broker.

To experience the Willis Towers Watson difference, please visit us at 

Alternatively, please contact Russell Mehmet or Donna Robb, your local Willis Towers Watson education experts.

Russell Mehmet
Phone: 07 3167 8500

Donna Robb
Phone: 07 3167 8500


Upcoming Events

ISQ Briefings - April 2018 edition

24 April 2018 - In the April edition of Briefings, ISQ Executive Director David Robertson  responds to continuing divisive media coverage on school funding, while ISQ Director (Education Services) Josephine Wise writes about recent discoveries around school pedagogical practices for high achievement.

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ISQ Hosts Federal Education Minister

17 April 2018 - ISQ was pleased to host Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham who updated independent and Catholic school leaders on the progress of key national education reform initiatives at a forum at ISQ's Professional Learning Centre.

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Schools Reinvest Surplus Funds

12 April 2018 - Grammar schools, like all independent schools, are not-for-profit institutions, which means all funds must be used to fulfil and further their education mission to students.

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