Kirinari Hostel, Sydney

Secondary Education hostel in Sydney with single room accommodation.

Nominated for the 2022 Indigenous Education and Boarding Awards for “Excellence in the Provision of Indigenous Student Health and Wellbeing”.



340 Box Road

Sylvania NSW 2224

 (02) 9043 9510

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

AHL acknowledges the Dharawal people as the Traditional Owners of the land on which we operate the hostel. We pay our respects to Elders past and present. 

Resident beds24

24 bedrooms (with single beds)

Shared bathroom facilities

Property amenities

Dining room

Resident laundry

TV lounge x 2

Onsite parking

Games room

Basketball/tennis court


Computer lab

BBQ area

Swimming pool

Local facilities

Southgate Shopping Centre (2.2km)

124 princes Highway, Sylvania NSW 2224


Sutherland Train Station (4.4km)

Partner school

Endeavour Sports High School

Gymea Technology High School

Supporting partners

Clontarf Foundation

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.