Yirara College of the Finke River Mission, Alice Springs

Name: Yirara College of the Finke River Mission
Type: Secondary School
Address: PMB 51
Town: Alice Springs
Postcode: 872
State: Northern Territory
Region South
Phone: (08) 8950 5644
Fax: (08) 8950 5666
Email: info@yirara.nt.edu.au
Website: www.yirara.nt.edu.au
Pupils: 220

Yirara College is a coeducational, Years 7 to 10, Indigenous residential school. Located in Alice Springs, the school provides vocational and educational development programs to Indigenous youth. All the students who attend the college come from the surrounding remote communities. The school has a strong religious emphasis and is part of the Finke River Mission Inc, which operates under the auspices of the Lutheran Church of Australia.


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