Student Council is led by the Year 8 Student Leaders, supported by a teacher, who work in conjunction with two elected student Council representatives from each class.

Student Council also takes part in a range leadership and fundraising activities and is supported by staff to organise and lead school events such as the trash and treasure sale and the coffee shop.


School Council oversees school organisation in areas such as policy, finance, facility development and curriculum. Some parents will be appointed to School Council by Newcrest Mining Limited while other parents are elected to School Council at the Annual General Meeting held in February. The term of office is two years.

School Council meetings are on the Thursday of week four and week eight each term.

When required sub-committees will report and make recommendations to School Council and these include Independence Day and Parents and Wantoks.

Lihir International Primary School

Newcrest Townsite, Lihir Island,
New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea

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