Charleville State High School, Charleville
Name: Charleville State High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Cnr Partridge & Hunter Streets
Region Darling Downs - SW Queensland
Phone: (07) 4654 1667
Fax: (07) 4654 1712
Charleville State High School is a remote school located 780 kms from Brisbane in the Murweh Shire, in South West Queensland, and services the communities of Charleville, Morven, Augathella and Wyandra. The Shire has a population of 6,000 people and is spread across an area of 45,000 square kilometres. The main industries are grazing of sheep and cattle and more recently, with the opening of the Matilda Highway, tourism. Also, a goat and sheep meat export abattoir operates and is a large scale employer. The town is also serviced by regular rail, bus and air services, to and from Brisbane.
The Bidjara people are the traditional owners of the Charleville area and form an integral part of Charleville State High School life. The Bidjara people have a variety of business ventures in town and are very strong supporters of Charleville State High School. The school has a high functioning ASSPA Committee that meets regularly and shares meetings with the P&C, fostering a genuine sense of community.
Charleville State High School seeks constantly to develop productive partnerships with the broader community. Charleville State High School enjoys an excellent relationship with Griffith University, a range of sporting organisations and a wide range of local businesses – who proudly support and sponsor our Work Placement Program.