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Posted on 04 August 2016

Aquaculture Project at Durack School

Media_Release_AqucultureWe are delighted to have received funding from the NT Government to develop an aquaculture/ hydroponics program at our school. raising barramundi and using water from the fish tank for a hydroponics system. The barramundi will be released into the Durack Lakes to enhance the Neighbourhood…

Posted on 31 May 2016

Toad Bust Term 2

Toad Bust Term 2

​Another GREAT night was had by all, at the Term 2 toad bust. 124 people caught 1208 toads.

Posted on 31 May 2016

ANZAC Day Commemorations

ANZAC Day Commemorations

Durack students from Preschool to Year 6 paid tribute to past and current Defence Force personnel at the Durack School ANZAC Day Assembly on Friday 22 April and at the Palmerston ANZAC Day March and Ceremony on ANZAC Day, 25th April.

Posted on 12 April 2016

Term 1 Disco

Term 1 Disco

Our first school disco for 2016 was held on 31st March. The disco was very well attended and is a very popular event with students. It was wonderful to see so many children dancing and having fun with their friends. Parents took the opportunity to enjoy watching their children show off their dancing…

Posted on 28 March 2016

Harmony Day

Harmony Day

On Monday 21st March Durack School celebrated Harmony Day. This is the day when we celebrate Australia’s cultural diversity and share what we have in common. The central message for Harmony Day is that ‘everyone belongs’. Children across the school wore orange, the colour representing Harmony Day and participated in a range of activities.

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Posted on 04 April 2017

Crocwise Information Sessions

Crocwise Information Sessions

We live in Crocodile Country! On Thursday and Friday of Week 8, students across the school participated in Crocwise sessions delivered by Parks & Wildlife. Tim Porter talked about the dangers of local waterways and how to be safe in these areas. This is especially important given the recent capture…

Posted on 01 February 2017

School Evacuation 1st February 2017

Parents and Guardians, Durack Primary School received a bomb threat this morning. We immediately put in place our emergency management plan as a precaution, including the evacuation of all staff and students. NT Police attended the school. Once the school was cleared of any threat, students and staff returned to classes and school programs resumed. Parents are to be assured that all students are safe and do not need to be collected from school. If you have any enquiries relating to this matter, you can contact our school on (08) 8997 7555. Kind regards, Jo Jefferson Principal

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