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Longreach School of Distance Education
Longreach School of Distance Education
Longreach School of Distance Education
Map of Longreach School of Distance Education
Sir James Walker Drive
Queensland 4730 Australia

Longreach School of Distance Education
Longreach, Central West

07 4658 4232

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Longreach School of Distance Education (LSODE), or Longreach School of the Air, acts as the heartbeat of education for almost 200 students spread throughout Central West Queensland and beyond. LSODE caters for the education of isolated students in an area 402,712 square kilometres.

They invite you along to experience a 'totally different' way of schooling, to walk in the footsteps of a student or teacher at the LSODE. The classroom and the playground are twice the size of Victoria!

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Guided tours are offered twice daily at 9.00am and 10.30am, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays and during the Christmas holidays). Bookings are necessary for large groups.

Depending on class times visitors may be able to observe and listen to an on-air lesson during the tour. The staff at the school are proud in the knowledge that they are nurturing bright, young and industrious rural Australians. As the LSODE motto indicates "Effort Conquers Distance!"

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Property Details


  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
    Non-assisted Access
  • Car park
    Car park
  • First Aid Equipment
    First Aid Equipment
  • Guide
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area


  • Shopping

Open Times

Guided tours at 0900 and 1030 Monday to Friday for approximately 1.5hours. From February to December. Closed public holidays and Christmas school holidays.

Other Information

Children are welcome to join the tours.

There is access for persons with a disability.

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$10.00   30 Nov - 30 Dec    
(Aged 3-17)
$5.00   30 Nov - 30 Dec    
Concession$8.00   30 Nov - 30 Dec   Pensioners
Family$25.00   30 Nov - 30 Dec    
Group$8.00   30 Nov - 30 Dec   Price per person for groups of 20 or more adults. (AUD4 per child). Bookings are essential.
Student$5.00   30 Nov - 30 Dec   School age.

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.