The 2022 Survey



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The 2019 Survey


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The 2017 Survey


Seven News Sydney - reported by Freya Cole. Localised to include briefing of 100 new NSW principals with NSW Education Minister.




ABC 702 Drive with Richard Glover - Live interview with Philip Riley at 5:20pm



The Conversation - detailed analysis by Scott Imig, University of Newcastle

Mouths of mums - The inexcusable abuse your school principal suffers

The Age - Principals facing high rates of violence, bullying in schools: survey

Sydney Morning Herald - Prinicpals facing high rates of violence, bullying in schools: survey

The West Australian - Education Reporter, Bethany Hiatt

The Herald Sun - Education Reporter, Ashley Argoon

The Canberra Times - Education Reporter, Emily Baker

The Adelaide Advertiser - Education Reporter, Tim Williams

Daily Mail - Principals regularly experience bullying & assualt

Australian Associated Press - article by reporter Georgie Moore, extensive pick-up


Print - Trade

Education HQ
The report is out and the verdict is in: the role of Australian principals needs a drastic redesign.

The Educator
Australia’s principals continue to experience high levels of stress and burnout across all three sectors, the latest annual survey into principal health and well-being shows.

Education Review
Australian principals are burnt out and embroiled in conflict, yet somehow still love their jobs. This was revealed in the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education’s seventh annual Australian Principals Health and Wellbeing Survey Report, released today.



Teachers Education Review - Episode 23 main feature "Dr. Phil Riley talks about the Principal Wellbeing Survey and workplace stress in schools".