Yirara College was established in Alice Springs in 1973 as a government secondary residential college. It accommodated Aboriginal students from remote areas who were studying at the College. In 1991 control of the College was taken over by the Finke River Mission of the Lutheran Church of Australia.
Sources used to compile this entry: 'Yirara College - History', in Yirara College of the Finke River Mission Inc, Yirara College of the Finke River Mission Inc, 2014, http://yirara.nt.edu.au/about-us/history.
Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George
Created: 3 April 2014