Daradgee State School/Daradgee Environmental Education Centre celebrates 110th anniversary

Students attending Daradgee State School in 1963.

IN 2021, Daradgee State School/Daradgee Environmental Education Centre is celebrating 110 years of education and will host an Open Day on Saturday, November 20, from 2.00pm – 5.00pm.

The educational facility opened on July 10, 1911, then became Daradgee State School in 1915, and it served the local community until December 14, 1984.

After a brief closure, it re-opened as the Daradgee Environmental Education Centre in 1986.

Today, it operates as a Residential Environmental Education Centre and continues to provide a wide range of firsthand educational experiences for local and distant students.

All past students and community members are welcome at the Open Day to inspect the centre’s facilities and view historical photos from 2.00pm to 5.00pm.

A Devonshire afternoon tea of scones, tea and coffee will be available.

Anyone wishing to attend, please phone 4063 1333 or email: ashee13@eq.edu.au by Friday, November 12.

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