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"Imagine a classroom more than twice the size of Victoria, where the playground is as vast as the outback and the partnership between home and school is legendary."


We invite you along to experience a 'Totally Different' way of schooling, to walk the 'Footsteps' of a Student or Teacher at the 'LSODE'. The 'Longreach School of Distance Education' (Formerly the Longreach School of the Air or School of the Air) is a unique experience and is one of sixteen schools in the country; and only one of seven in the state.

The school is located on the historic Landsborough Highway and is one many attractions to be found in Longreach along the Matilda Highway Heritage Trail.


Adults $10.00

Children $5.00

Concession/student $8.00

Adult groups over 20 $8.00

Family $25.00 (2 Adults & up to four children)


Pricing is subject to change.  

Bookings for tours

Tours are run twice daily at 9.00 am and 10.30 am, Monday to Friday; excluding Public holidays and the December-January School Holidays.

Bookings are necessary for large groups only.

How to book a tour?

Please complete our online form to submit a booking request


The LSODE has many fine souvenirs that are available to purchase upon your visit, or available by emailing your order to the school. Please see the Souvenir List for options
and ordering instructions. 

Instructions for completing the 'Savour the Outback' Cookbook order form 


There are several ways you can submit you're completed form to us so that we can process it for you. To help you choose the best option, please read the following.


Please use Adobe Reader when filling in your form, we cannot guarantee reliable results if you use anything else.

  • If you use Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Live Mail or any computer based 'Mail Client', choose 'Submit by Email' button at the top of the form and use the 'Default email application' option.
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  • If you do not have email, you can print a copy by clicking 'Print Form', complete it manually and fax it us at (07) 4658 4200


Longreach School of Distance Education (LSODE)

Address: Landsborough Highway, Longreach Qld 4730

Located East of the Longreach Stockman's Hall of Fame or West of the Australian Agricultural College. 


Parking is available outside the school grounds, and is able to accommodate larger vehicles including Caravans, Motorhomes and Buses.


For information on tours, availability of bookings or souvenirs, please contact us on the details below.

Phone:  (07) 4658 4232

Fax: (07) 4658 4200

Address: Landsborough Highway, Longreach Qld 4730

Postal address: PO Box 600, Longreach Qld 4730