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150 years: Ullina State School

Learn about the history of Ullina State School, one of Victoria's oldest public schools.

Key information

Ullina , 3370
1 March 1865
31 December 1923
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Other names:
Ullina Common School

The history of Ullina State School

  • 1865

    The school was opened as a common school in 1865. It was originally known as Moorookyle.

    The first head teacher was Mr McMasters. His wife also worked at the school.

    The weatherboard schoolhouse was next to the post office.

  • 1870s

    The school became a state school at some stage between 1873 and 1878.

  • 1920s

    The school closed in at some stage in 1922 or 1923.

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