Mornington Island State School, Mornington Island Gununa

Name: Mornington Island State School
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: Lardil Street
Town: Mornington Island Gununa
Postcode: 4871
State: Queensland
Region North Queensland
Phone: (07) 4745 7243
Fax: (07) 4745 7134
Pupils: 229

Mornington Island State School incorporates classes from Kindergarten through to Year 10 including Prep, a half-day kindy program and Outstation education.

The school is situated in the township of Gununa on Mornington Island. It is the largest of the 22 islands that make up the Wellesley Island group in the southeast of the Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia.

We provide options for our students to further their education and training on the island or to prepare them to study and train elsewhere. We support our students in having the courage to make good choices to face the challenges now and in the future.


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