Located in Buchan Street Cairns
AFL Cape York House is a modern purpose-built
facility catering for up to 48 male students in
Years 7-12 from Cape York, Gulf and Torres Strait.
AFL Cape York House works on a 3 pillar
approach to education – Careers, Transition &
Students attend partner schools and colleges in
Cairns and have the opportunity to be involved in
many out-of-school experiences, including
sports, cultural pursuits and work or training.
Running their own football club will be among
the experiences offered to students.
A high level of pastoral care is integral to the
operation of AFL Cape York House. Academic
tutoring and personal mentoring is provided to
boarders, as well as a high quality student
leadership program incorporating volunteer work
for community organisations.
Personal development as well as academic
success is a key aim of AFL Cape York House,
with the intent of producing young men who will
play a worthwhile role in their home communities
as well as the broader community.