From The Principal

Yirara College welcomes you to our website. We are a secondary Lutheran Boarding College for Aboriginal students from Central and remote areas of Australia. At Yirara, Christ is central to all we do.

The Yirara

Yirara College is a vibrant and busy Christian educational community, providing a wide range of teaching and recreational programs for its students.

The College has two closely interwoven areas. One is the academic program; the other is the boarding program, both being equally important.

Yirara College

Mission Statement

Yirara College, with its vibrant and diverse multicultural community, works to foster living skills, worldviews and Christian faith, giving individuals the opportunity to embrace and practice their spiritual and cultural heritage.

Working Together

Yirara College provides students with the essential capabilities, knowledge and attitudes to be able to operate effectively and independently.

Latest News

May 10, 2023
Seniors Class C present YCTV

Mountain Bike riding is awesome, Clontarf morning training and more. Senior Class...

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May 5, 2023
Making New Friends

Making new friends who love a scratch, learn Kickboxing and Clontarf morning...

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April 29, 2023
ANZAC Day service

In this week’s YiraraTV we held a special ANZAC Day service; enjoy...

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Campus Life

Building a vibrant community of creative and accomplished people

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Academic staff at Yirara College are committed to bridging the gap by providing students with positive educational, social and vocational outcomes.
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The Pathways department liaise with academic and boarding staff to support and guide students with the planning and development of career opportunities.
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The Yirara College boarding experience provides a 'home' away from home for students during the school term.
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Yirara TV

Did you know Yirara College has its very own TV Station?


culturally diverse

Yirara College fosters and develops cultural diversity, living skills, and Christian faith.

Personal Development

Yirara College teaches students essential skills, knowledge and attitudes for non-indigenous culture.

Guiding Principles

Courses in this broad field will help you think abstractly, approach problems methodically