Palm Island is an Aboriginal community located on Great Palm Island in the Great Barrier Reef. Also known by its Aboriginal name "Bwgcolman", the tropical island is home to a community of approximately 5,000 people and features small bays, sandy beaches, and steep forested mountains.

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What's on offer at the Palm Island campus

Our Palm Island campus plays an important role in the local community and offers courses designed to meet the needs of the islands' residents. Available study areas include cooking classes, early childhood education and care, and the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE).

Facilities and services
  • Customer service centre
  • Modern classrooms
  • On-site parking
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Palm Island

Street Address:

Beach Road,
Palm Island Qld 4816

Postal Address:

c/o Post Office,
Palm Island Qld 4816

Monday 8:30am-4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am-4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am-4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm
Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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Public transport

There is no public transport that services the Palm Island area.


Cycling could be a cost effective option to get to class.


There is free on-site parking available for students at our Palm Island campus.

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