Kirinari Hostel, Newcastle

Secondary Education hostel in Newcastle with dormitory style accommodation.


15 Myall Road

Garden Suburb NSW 2289

 (02) 9043 9560


Kirinari means ‘place of learning’ in Yadruwanda language spoken by the Indigenous people from east of Lake Eyre in South Australia.

AHL acknowledges the Awabakal People as the traditional owners of the land on which we operate the hostel. AHL pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

Resident beds 12
Accommodation 8 resident’s rooms (2 with 3 single beds, 6 with 1 single bed).
Property amenities

Dining room

Resident laundry

TV lounge x 2

Onsite parking

Games room

Basketball/tennis court


Computer lab

Local facilities

Westfield Kotara Shopping Centre (3.2km)

Park Avenue, Kotara NSW 2289


Kotara Train Station (2.3km)

Partner school

Cardiff High School

Hunter Sports High School

Supporting partner Aboriginal Children’s Advancement Society


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in secondary school may be eligible for ABSTUDY payments. Please refer to Abstudy Information on the Services Australia website.