Schools Ministry Group offers ongoing pastoral and practical support through chaplaincy, Christian education and wellbeing services to school communities in partnership with the combined Christian community and other organisations. SMG is the employer of Pastoral Care Workers in more than 300 SA government schools and is an approved Chaplaincy Service provider of the South Australian Department for Education through the National School Chaplaincy Program (NSCP).

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Michael Chant has had many years of experience in Christian mission and as a Chief Executive. His wisdom, experience and capabilities will drive our clear vision to build on the core values that underpin SMG and lead our organisation into the future.

Prior to joining SMG. Michael was the Chief Executive at Adelaide’s Christian radio station - 1079 Life. He is also well known for his leadership within the Bible Society locally and internationally.

Michael is a pastor with the CRC Churches International.


Click the link to download a copy of the 2018 SMG Annual Report


Click the link to download a copy of the 2017 SMG Annual Report