Yirara College of the Finke River Mission is an educational facility for Indigenous youths aged twelve and above from remote settlements in the Northern Territory and its peripheries of South Australia, Western Australia and Queensland. The 32-hectare site includes school buildings, student dorms, sports facilities, staff housing, and camping areas.

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Enrol at Yirara

Our students come from all over the Northern Territory and from South Australia and Western Australia. To enrol at Yirara College, please contact our Community Liaison Office.

Phone: (08) 8950 5626

Fax: (08) 8950 5665


Community Liaison

Community Liaison Officers are the people who help parents, guardians, carers and community members in their interaction with the College.

Who are the CLO’s?

The Community Liaison Office are the team of people whose job is to make sure that students are able to come to Yirara. The CLO’s work with the school, the students community, Abstudy and the students family to organise the following things;

· Paperwork to get students to school

· Student Travel

· Leave passes

· Keeping student information up to date

· Abstudy payments

CLO staff travel regularly to communities. Look for the car with the Yirara sign and say 'hello', talk about your community and your young people.

CLO staff promote the importance and value of education and the many programs that Yirara offers.

You can contact the CLO department here:- or phone (08) 8950 5644

The CLO Team

Rebecca Terrell
Director of CLO
Rebecca is passionate about working with young indigenous people and connecting with families and communities.
Angus Boult-Lyne (Gus)
Community Liaison Officer - East
Angus enjoys building Yirara’s relationships with families and communities throughout the NT.
Katelyn Nagel
Community Liaison Officer
CLO West
Jed De Laine
Community Liaison Officer
CLO North
Anne-Marie Mabus
Community Liasion Officer
CLO All Areas
Daphne Darling
CLO Travel Officer
Travel Officer & Synergetic Training and Support
Bridget Gaff
Acting Director of Community Liaison
Yirara College
Dwayne Powell
Community Liaison Officer
CLO Central

Complaint Procedure

The purpose of this procedure is to create a system that records and resolves complaints against members of the school community in an open and truthful manner.

Adherence to the principles of natural justice and procedural fairness will be upheld, and the necessary level of confidentiality will be observed.

Individuals of the school community are eligible to make complaints and have them taken care of.

Ensuring the rights of the complainant and respondent is of utmost importance. Throughout the process, appropriate inquiries should be made to maintain natural justice and procedural fairness.

LLL Australia

LLL Australia is a charitable financial institution which provides savings accounts and has been trusted since 1921.

The LLL prides itself on providing savings accounts that are simple and fee free, with a great interest rate.

The LLL has a variety of savings accounts: personal and joint accounts; guardian accounts for children; and Business accounts, including self-managed super funds and not-for-profit organisations.

LLL Savings Accounts have many features, including:

◉ A great interest rate
◉ No fees or charges at all
◉ Internet banking
◉ No minimum balance or deposit requirements
◉ No ‘bonus’ interest hurdles
◉Your money is available to withdraw at any time.

Charity Information

Click the link below for ABN details.