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Dubbo College

Dubbo College is a government-funded secondary school located in Dubbo, in the Orana region of New South Wales, Australia.

The college consists of three campuses; the Delroy and South campuses for years 7–10 and the Senior campus for years 11–12.[1]

Dubbo College
MottoBright Futures
Established8 July 1917 (as Dubbo High School)
Educational authorityNSW Department of Education
Years offered7–12 (11–19 yr old)


Dubbo College was formed to bring together the three state schools in Dubbo. Dubbo High School officially opened on 8 July 1917 and the original building operated for 84 years before it was closed in June 2001. In 1962 the Minister for Education announced a second high school, Dubbo High South, to deal with increasing numbers of students.[2]

Dubbo High School published a quarterly school magazine called "the bindyite" which began in June 1918.[3]

The Astley Cup is an annual inter-school sports contest between Bathurst High Campus, Orange High School, and Dubbo College. The competition was founded in 1923 and continues to the present day.[4]

Notable alumni


  1. ^ "Home - Dubbo College". Retrieved 23 May 2021.
  2. ^ McCANN, JILL (7 June 2001). "Dubbo High may be gone but will not be forgotten". Daily Liberal. Retrieved 23 May 2021.
  3. ^ Dubbo High School (N.S.W.), ed. (1918). The bindyite. Dubbo, N.S.W.: Dubbo High School.
  4. ^ "The Astley Cup set to run this year but in Term 3". 12 May 2020. Retrieved 23 May 2021.

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