Banksia House is a bright and fun place to learn. A House where all staff and students are given every opportunity to achieve their best, encouraged to work together and to assist each other in learning. All members of the House show care and concern for each other, enjoy learning and contributing to Banksia, as well as the whole school community. Banksia House benefits from having excellent student leaders who set high standards and provide support for their peers and staff.

Students in Banksia House are enthusiastically involved in a range of school activities that support their development. Banksia House has achieved great success in the House Competitions with winning efforts in both the Athletics and Swimming competition and have performed very well in the Chorals competition. In each of these activities student success has relied on teamwork, participation and support for their peers.

Banksia House Captain
Margrett Tiqatabua

Banksia House Captain
Anant-Jap Singh

BANKSIA HOUSE CAPTAINS —Margrett Tiqatabua and Anant-Jap Singh

Hello, my name is Margrett Tiqatabua and I am the female Banksia House Captain for 2018. It is a great honour to have been elected for this role as I alongside my partner Anant-Jap Singh, will strive to create a cooperative and peaceful house that promotes tranquility and fairness between both students and staff.

Together we will work with the staff and students to encourage house participation and we will continue to advocate for an environment where everybody’s voice will be heard. Banksia house is filled with understanding, outgoing and kindhearted people, our doors are always open for anyone from anywhere.

The staff and students especially work close together in endorsing a second home for all, where there are many opportunities to learn and engage with one another. Banksia house is one that strives to make sure every student feels safe and accepted at Dandenong High School.


Assistant Principal
House Leader

Kelly Krieg

Assistant House Leader
Zoe Cooke

House Student Coordinator
Anthony Cvek

House Administration Officer
Tanya Anderson