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Chelona State School

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Chelona State School

Chelona State School is a primary school located at Chelona, a sugar cane farming community, south of Mackay, on the central Queensland coast. The school was established in January 1893 and educates children from a sugar farming and beach communities. Chelona State School joined the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden National Program in 2014.


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