Dr John Young
Teaching Level: Combined
OLSH Thamarrurr Catholic College is located in the Aboriginal community of Wadeye, approx. 350km south west of Darwin. It is a bilingual school (Murrinhpatha and English) that employs a high number of local Aboriginal staff as teachers, assistant teachers and support staff. The school operates a Family as First Teachers (FaFT) program, preschool, primary and secondary school. Wadeye although remote has regular flights to and from Darwin, and has several community services within the town.