Moruya is a town of over 6000 people located on the banks of the Moruya River, close to a series of beautiful beaches with a striking backdrop provided by the Great Dividing Range to the west.
Moruya's main cultural group is of anglo-saxon descent. People of the Walbunja/Yuin Aboriginal people make up a significant minority group in the community. Employment in Moruya is based on dairy farming, fishing, service, construction industries and tourism. The Eurobodalla Shire is one of the fastest growing areas in NSW with Moruya just beginning to show signs of commercial development with new industries and retail outlets.
Moruya Public School has served the community for 131 years on the current site which has a variety of heritage, contemporary and temporary accommodation. Current enrolment stands at 362. The school community is very supportive of the school with over 200 volunteers providing a wide range of educational support throughout the school year. The staff is a very experienced group with around 20% reaching retirement age in the next 5 years.
The school is proud of a variety of programs and traditions that are valued by the community, Ecologically Sustainable Schools Program, Director General's Award for Excellence in Creative Arts, strong sports programs, successful Aboriginal Education Programs, effective Information, Communication & Technology programs and excellent Special Education Programs.