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Acknowledgement of country
AHL acknowledges the Warumungu people as the Traditional Owners of the land on which we operate the hostel. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.
Hostel details
Secondary Education
About this hostel

Our boarding hostels become a home away from home for First Nations high school students. While staying at our hostels, students enjoy a safe, comfortable and friendly environment that celebrates culture and respects the individual story of each student.

Our Tennant Creek Hostel includes 2 student dormitories (1 x boys, 1 x girls) with shared bathrooms (1 x boys, 1 x girls). We partner with Tennant Creek High School. 

Our students thrive in an environment offering:

  • laptops and tutoring to support educational goals 
  • nutritious meals designed by our in-house dietitians and cooked fresh at our hostels
  • after school and weekend activities and regular events
  • a home away from home that sees students arrive as strangers and leave as family. 

Please read AHL's guide for students, parents and guardians for more information about our secondary education hostels. 

If you’d like to stay with us, please read and complete AHL's student boarding application form and email the completed form to

Student pricing
Please contact us to discuss.
Boarding fees are fully covered for students eligible for ABSTUDY Living Away from Home. To check eligibility, please call the Centrelink ABSTUDY line on 1800 132 317 or refer to the Services Australia website for more information.
IGA Tennant Creek
900m away Patterson St, Tennant Creek NT 0860
Hostel amenities
  • Parking
  • Dining Room
  • TV Room
  • Computer Lab
Hostel story

The hostel is named after its location.

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