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Defence School Transition Aide (DSTA) & Defence Transition Mentor (DTM)

Currently we have a DSTA and DTM five days per week to support newly posted families settle into Amaroo School. The DSTA and DTM are also a point of cantact to provide information and assistance during a Defence Family's time as part on the school. For further information please contact the school.

Dogs on School Grounds

Under Department of Urban Services policies, dogs are not permitted on school grounds.

Section 42 of the Act defines places where dogs are prohibited. These include the grounds of a child care centre, preschool, primary school, high school or secondary college during school hours or when school sport including training is being conducted unless the keeper of the dog resides in the grounds, or a dog is taken into the grounds with the approval of the principal.

There is a global ban on dogs on playing fields anywhere where sport or training for sport is being played.    

Also dogs are prohibited within 10 metres of anything designed for play by children in a public place if children are playing on it; a fireplace designed for cooking food; or a swimming area defined by a sign erected.