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Uniquely Australian

A great place to visit, something that is uniquely Australian and gives you an appreciation of just... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Ian F
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Sydney, Australia
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Longreach Branch

Visited the LDODE ( Longreach Dept. of Distance Education) which operates on the same principal as... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
Cliff C
,
Ipswich, Australia
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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586 Lane St, Broken Hill, New South Wales 2880, Australia
Website
+61 8 8087 3565
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

We booked in the day before but when we got there we were put with a school excursion which was a bit crowded, and hard to ask questions. But the ladies were lovely and helpful. I always try to buy souvenirs at these places to...More

1  Thank Jomarah
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

A great place to visit, something that is uniquely Australian and gives you an appreciation of just how big our country is. On the day we went we sat in on the school assembly, watched the teachers interact with their students and saw how the...More

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Visited the LDODE ( Longreach Dept. of Distance Education) which operates on the same principal as the Broken Hill branch. An excellent means of education for children in remote locations. We saw a class in progress with the teacher speaking to about 8 children at...More

Thank Cliff C
Reviewed 17 November 2017

We booked in the day before but when we got there we were put with a school excursion which was a bit crowded, and hard to ask questions. But the ladies were lovely and helpful. I always try to buy souvenirs at these places to...More

1  Thank Jomarah
Reviewed 23 September 2017

This is where children living on remote outback stations receive their schooling via satellite.We sat in the classroom with the teacher while a lesson was being conducted.

Thank jillnorris
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Despite having to be there early (0815) this was a highlight of our time in Broken Hill. The look around the facilities was fascinating and the teachers were very professional and friendly. To be able to see two lessons was a privelidge and to meet...More

Thank nujjeg
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Visited at 8.15 am for a kinder? session -good to learn how teaching of remote communities is done now with the advantage of computer systems, and how they try to get everyone together several times a year so they are not just computer 'buddies'

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Reviewed 6 April 2016

we had previously visit the school in the air in Alice Springs, this was a very different experience, we had to purchase tickets from the tourist office, and attend first thing in the morning, we were met by the headmaster, we then watched a lesson...More

1  Thank mandr268
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