Historical information

The Mt Beauty Higher Elementary School was proclaimed on 25th May 1958 then in 1963 it was proclaimed the Mount Beauty High School with an enrolment of 213 pupils, 12 staff members and D.B.Bennett as Principal. The school began to publish its magazine.


Yurnga is the aboriginal word for "view among the hills". Mt Beauty is surrounded by mountains.
The names in the newsletter are important for the history of the school.

Physical description

2 typed pages with the headings 'Editorial', 'Magazine Committee' and 'Investiture of Prefects, House Captains and Form Captains'. 1963 Vol. 1