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Welcome to Porepunkah Primary School

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Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Dhudhuroa people as the traditional custodians and carers for the land on which we gather.
We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.
We respect the traditions of the past.
We are grateful for the natural environment and for the knowledge of this land.
We appreciate being able to come together, to celebrate and build friendships.
We will respect and be responsible for the country that we are on.
Thank you Dhudhuroa people.

This was written on Dhudhuroa Country in 2022 by students of Porepunkah Primary School and updated in 2023.

Porepunkah Primary School is located on Dhudhuroa Country on the banks of the Ovens River near the foot of Mount Buffalo and adjacent to the National Park. It has an enrollment of around 110 students and serves an accessible rural community that is steadily growing. There has been a Primary School in the township of Porepunkah since 1873 and the school boasts a long tradition of community involvement, pride and a real feeling of ownership. Porepunkah Primary School has a history of commitment to the best interests of its students, their educational development, their long-term welfare and their overall safety and the school is celebrating their 150th year of education in 2023. 

Porepunkah Primary School is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Our school has a zero tolerance for child abuse.

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