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Principals at Queensland’s major private schools are paid more than the premier

Principals at some of the country’s most elite schools are being paid more than the Prime Minister. 

Despite Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull earning $527,000 last year, the principal of Brisbane Grammar School topped it. 

The school’s headmaster, Anthony Micallef, earned $555,000 last year, the Courier Mail reported. 

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull earned $527,000 last year (right) while the principal of Brisbane Grammar School, Anthony Micallef (left), earned $555,000

While the school made a profit of $7.9 million in 2017, Brisbane Grammar School (pictured) has spent $4.6 million in legal fees and paying out victims of pedophile Kevin Lynch

While the school made a profit of $7.9 million in 2017, Brisbane Grammar School (pictured) has spent $4.6 million in legal fees and paying out victims of pedophile Kevin Lynch

Mr Micallef also topped the Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk's (pictured) pay package of $400,000

Mr Micallef also topped the Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s (pictured) pay package of $400,000

Mr Micallef also topped the Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s pay package of $400,000. 

While the school made a profit of $7.9 million in 2017, Brisbane Grammar School has spent $4.6 million in legal fees and paying out victims of pedophile Kevin Lynch, the publication reported. 

Lynch was a counsellor at the elite school between 1976 and 1988, however the Royal Commission exposed the sexual abuse last year.

Brisbane Girls Grammar principal Jacinda Euler earned just more than half a million last year while Ipswich Grammar School headmaster Richard Morrison earned $496,000.

Despite the attractive salaries being earned by some of Queensland’s elite principals, the average principal salary is $121,998 according to Pay Scale.

Townsville Grammar School, Rockhampton Grammar School, Toowoomba Grammar School headmasters all earned about double the average salary.  

Brisbane Girls Grammar principal Jacinda Euler (pictured) earned just more than half a million last year while Ipswich Grammar School headmaster Richard Morrison earned $496,000

Brisbane Girls Grammar principal Jacinda Euler (pictured) earned just more than half a million last year while Ipswich Grammar School headmaster Richard Morrison earned $496,000

Despite the attractive salaries being earned by some of Queensland's elite principals, the average  principal salary is $121,998 (Brisbane Girls Grammar School pictured)

Despite the attractive salaries being earned by some of Queensland’s elite principals, the average principal salary is $121,998 (Brisbane Girls Grammar School pictured)



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