Korowa is an open entry, progressive independent girls’ school that continues to build on its history of providing girls with an outstanding education.


Korowa'sStrategic Plan

The School Council, together with the Executive are responsible for the development and implementation of the Strategic Plan to ensure that Korowa continues to deliver an outstanding education program to our young people.

Our Strategic Plan


The School Executive is a team committed to ensuring that Korowa Anglican Girls’ School is the very best school it can be. This team oversees all aspects of the School’s operations including staffing, finances and the delivery of the curriculum and wellbeing programs.

Helen Carmody
Dip Teach, GradDipEd (Computers), MA(eLearning), MACE, MACEL, GAICD

Helen leads this very able team in delivering the vision embodied in the strategic plan, guiding the School’s future direction while ensuring we honour the School’s long history and tradition.

Liana Gooch
Deputy Principal
BA, GradDipEd

Liana is responsible for overseeing the academic programs that support students across the School.

Joanne Barker
Head of Junior School
DipTeach, BEd (Primary)

Joanne is responsible for overseeing the Junior School and Early Learning Centre. 

Robert Konoroth
Director of Business
BBus (Acctg) CSA CPA

Robert is responsible for financial, property, corporate governance and IT services across the School, he also works closely with the community to provide support where required.

Susan Coates
Director of People and Culture
CPHR, BAppMan, AdvDipMan, DipHRMan, DipMan, CertIVTAE

Susan is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources across the School including employment law, performance management, policy and procedures, recruitment, professional development, mentoring and coaching.

LeadershipSchool Council

The School Council provides the formal leadership of the strategic framework and supports the Executive Team to ensure that the School is well-managed and operates successfully. Its role is to govern the School and not to be involved in its day-to-day management. It is the Executive’s role to manage the School in accordance with the strategic goals set by the School Council and under its direction.

Stuart Major
Chair of Council
BEc (Monash), CPA

Kathryn Kings
Deputy Chair of Council
LLM (Melbourne)

Helen Carmody
Principal of Korowa
Dip Teach, GradDipED (Computers), MA (eLearning), MACE, MACEL, GAICD

Robert Konoroth
Korowa’s Director of Business
BBus (Acctg), CSA, CPA

Karrie Long
RN, BNursing, Grad Dip Critical Care, MPH

Megan Pepper

Catherine Robson
LLB (Hons), BA (Asian Studies), LLM (Tax), GAICD

Craig Whalen
BCom/LLB (University of Qld), GAICD

Ross Milton
B.Comm, CA

Gail James
BSc (Hons) (Monash), PhD (Pharmacology) (Monash), MBA (Dean’s Honour’s List) (Monash)

Joanne Chin
BComm (Hons) (Monash), LLB (Hons) (Monash)