Worawa Aboriginal College aims to provide a quality education for indigenous females in Years 7 to 10 from all over Australia. Worawa aims to prepare students for their VCE, offering transitional school guidance allowing them to successfully achieve their goals. The college assists its students step by step as well as broadening their knowledge and respect of their culture. Students live in an atmosphere that enhances Aboriginal cultural values through the curriculum as well as throughout each day’s activities. The students live the Aboriginal culture because it is integrated with everything they do and learn. Worawa Aboriginal College’s education covers all aspects of life, not just a series of subjects within an education system alongside living within an Aboriginal culture. Successful ex-students include David Wirrpunda and Sean Charles.

Facilities: Conference Centre, sports oval and multi-purpose courts, sports change rooms and a gym. Five residences, a science laboratory and computer centre, more than 130 acres of river flats incorporating camping ground, cross-country tracks and Yarra River.

Curriculum: The school has personalised learning plans and electives in Year 10 include Aboriginal Culture and Language, Aboriginal Art, Art Appreciation and Health.

Sport: AFL Affiliation for Women in Sport — swimming, football and netball etc.

School Information

  • Type: Independent
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Single-sex, Girls

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 10
  • Day/Boarding: Boarding only
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered:
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre: N/A
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options: None
  • Fees: must be approved for abstudy funding to be paid to worawa to cover fees.
  • Address:60-80 Barak Lane (PO Box 1250), Healesville 3777
  • Phone:03 5962 4344
  • Fax:03 5962 2419
  • HSC Subjects offered:Please contact the school

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