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Family & Education

Balranald offers the local community a comprehensive range of quality education facilities for residents of the Shire.

Child Care & Pre School


Centre Based Day Care

The Early Learning Centre, located in Harben Street offers full day care facilities, vocational care and after school care from Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm.

The centre incorporates education and childcare for children 8 weeks to 12 years of age, as well as the implementation of the Early Learning Years Framework.

The Early Learning Centre closes for 3 weeks over the Christmas period.


There are two playgroup options offered within Balranald:

Little Bunyips, located in River Street, and

Mallee Family Care Mobile Playgroup visits Balranald and operates only on “event driven” occasions.


The Euston Pre-School is located in Perry Street and offers an early childhood education program for eligible children. Euston Beginners is for children aged 3 years and runs on Thursdays from 9am -12.00pm. Robinvale children are able to attend on Thursday afternoon. Pre-schoolers (4 – 5 years of age) attend on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9am – 2pm.

Primary School Education

Primary school children are well provided for with the choice of public or private education.

Balranald Central School (K – 12)

We St

Balranald NSW 2715

Phone: 03 5020 2222


St Josephs Catholic Primary School  (K –  6)

106 Church St

Balranald NSW 2715

Phone: 03 5020 1592 


Clare Public School (K- 6)

Booligal Rd

Clare NSW 2715

Phone: 03 5020 6896


Euston Public School (K-6)

Sturt Highway

Euston NSW 2731

Phone: 03 5026 3766

Broken Hill School of the Air

Provides quality education for isolated students using a variety of communication techniques including video conferencing, satellite lessons, telephone, fax, email and written materials to deliver curriculum content to students.

Lane Street

Broken Hill NSW 2880

Phone: 08 8087 3565

Secondary Education

Balranald Central School serves a rural community in western NSW. It provides a comprehensive education for local primary and secondary students.

Balranald Central School (K – 12)

We St

Balranald NSW

Phone: 03 5020 2222