Historical information

Mt Beauty High School commenced in 1953 as a Higher Elementary school as the need for a secondary college grew with the increase in population due to the Kiewa Hydro Electric Scheme. It became the Mt Beauty High School in 1964. The blazer was part of the winter uniform.


Historical: Education in Mt Beauty commenced relatively late so there was less of a tradition The decision to adopt a uniform is of interest to compare with other schools and the times.

Physical description

Dark green blazer made from pure wool flannel. Size 38. with 3 green buttons down the front left side where the edge meets the right side (no overlap). ! pocket bottom right and bottom left sides. 1 on top left side. Top left pocket has coloured school emblem embossed on as part of the pocket. Long sleeves lined with white cotton. On inside of top pocket is make of blazer with 'J. Nelson' sewn on. inside middle back of collar a small label of maker.

Inscriptions & markings

Outside left pocket: 'High School' above picture of mountains and river and below 'Mount Beauty.'
Inside left pocket. Pinehurst / Blazer/ 'J. Nelson' sewn over (what might be Made by / Stamina / The "Doctor" pure Wool Flannel & tag 38.
On middle inside at collar: Stamina / Production