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School of the Air Review

What do children who live hundreds of miles from the nearest school do for education? Find out at this informative visitor center, which harbors a working school within its walls. Uniquely Australian, discover how distance education has been delivered to the country's most remote parts since 1951; from pedal-operated radio systems to interactive online classes, it's come a long way. Best time to visit is before 3 pm on a schoolday so you can watch a live lesson, outside of school hours you can see a recorded lesson.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 80 Head St., Alice Springs, NT | Map It
  • Phone: 08/8951–6834
  • Cost: $7.50
  • Hours: Mon.–Sat. 8:30–4:30, Sun. 1–4:30
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  • Location: Alice Springs
Updated: 01-15-2014

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