Western Cape College, Weipa

Name: Western Cape College
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: Central Avenue
Town: Weipa
Postcode: 4874
State: Queensland
Region Far North Queensland
Phone: (07) 4090 6444
Fax: (07) 4090 6451
Website: www.westerncapecollege.eq.edu.au
Pupils: 0

The Western Cape College is a unique State School which comprises three campuses each set in its own amazing cultural, social and geographical environment, spread over a vast area of the Cape York Peninsula in Far North Queensland.

Western Cape College has three campus locations in Aurukun, Mapoon and Weipa. Each of our campus locations are unique with different challenges. Western Cape College faces these challenges head on, determined to foster educational excellence.


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