Gin Gin State High School, Gin Gin

Name: Gin Gin State High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Bundaberg Road
Town: Gin Gin
Postcode: 4671
State: Queensland
Region Wide Bay-Burnett
Phone: (07) 4157 2165
Fax: (07) 4157 2315
Pupils: 408

Gin Gin is located approximately 50km North of Childers, and 50km west of Bundaberg in Queensland, which is a state of Australia. It is a 5 hour drive north of Brisbane, Queensland's capital.

Our High School caters for around 410 students, mainly of rural background. As well as the students from Gin Gin itself, many students travel, mainly by bus, from surrounding properties and townships like Wallaville, Bullyard, Tirroan and Mt Perry.

Gin Gin SHS prides itself on being a school with Spirit - students have a sense of community and ownership of the school and its functioning, and are active in the decision-making process, supported and supporting a team of dedicated teaching and ancillary staff.


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