"Knowledge Knows No Bounds"


Welcome from Jacinta Webb, Department of Education and Training, Queensland Government.



If your child is going to be absent please notify the school as soon as possible ...


Will be brought to the front office and displayed at morning assembly...


The school uniform consists of the Sports Uniform and Dress Uniform...


Children who require first aid first see the teacher on duty...


The Parents and Wantoks Committee provides a canteen...


Students are not to bring mobile phones or electronic devices to school...


27/01/2020 – 02/04/2020


20/04/2020 – 18/06/2020


13/07/2020 – 17/09/2020


05/10/2020 – 03/12/2020



Week 1 – Term 3 2020

Dear parents and carers,   It has been great to see all our students enthusiastic on their return to school for term 3 and I would like to welcome the Brewster and Amidy families to the LIS community.   Thanks to all parents and carers who have been supportive of the Covid 19 prevention measures ...

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Term 3 2020 Covid-19 Prevention

Dear parents and carers, Lihir International School will re-open for term 3 on Monday the 6th July, after being closed for term 2 due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. The school’s closure and ensuing remote teaching and learning assisted in protecting our island and particularly, our children. All returned expat teachers have completed the mandatory 14 day isolation and have been ...

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Week 9 – Term 2 2020

Dear parents and carers,   I would like to offer a big thankyou to everyone for their support, encouragement and persistence during term 2. Although we were not together physically as a school, we managed to negotiate the demands of remote teaching and learning very well, completing the term successfully and with lots of good learning opportunities.   Please ...

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Week 8 – Term 2 2020

Dear parents and carers,   Many of you may have heard that we will welcome our teachers back to Lihir this Saturday. Upon arrival on Lihir, following company protocols, teachers and their families will be placed in 14 days isolation. This is part of the stringent process Newcrest has employed to assist in protecting Lihir ...

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Week 7 – Term 2 2020

It has been heartening to see how committed our students and parents have been to learning at home during term 2. Even though there has been some minor difficulties with technology and communication, the vast majority of our students have been in regular contact with their teachers and completing set tasks. Students are currently completing ...

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Week 6 – Term 2 2020

Thank you to the family members who participated in student led conferences last night. It was a good opportunity for students to share with someone significant what they have been learning at home this term. Students in the high school prepared a Learning Video that was shared with someone at home. The video will be ...

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Week 5 -Term 2 2020

Students are currently preparing for Student Led Conferences that will take place next Wednesday evening at a sutable time at home. During these conferences, your child / children will share their learning with someone at home, who may not be aware of what they have been learning during remote teaching. For parents who have not previously ...

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Week 4 – Term 2 2020

Today we feature some pics of parents and carers assisting their children learning at home. The success of the LIS remote  teaching is largely dependent on the cooperation of all parents and carers. Although an unfamiliar and difficult endeavour, learning is happening and LIS children are engaged. I encourage all our parents and carers to ...

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Week 3 – Term 2 2020

Thanks to all the parents and carers for all their great work in assisting LIS students with learning at home. Although remote teaching can be difficult and sometimes frustrating, it has been encouraging to see the commitment of our parents and carers during this time. Some positives are the skills we have all learnt through ...

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Week 2 – Term 2 2020

Thanks to all the parents, carers and others who have been assisting LIS students with learning at home.  It has been a steep learning curve for the whole school community. The Google Classroom platform has been an excellent resource to allow teachers and students to connect during this time.  Please do not hesitate to contact your ...

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Newcrest Townsite, Lihir Island,
New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea

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