Red Earth Immersion 2020

We are pleased to hear of your interest in MLC School’s immersion to Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory in July 2020. Below, we have set out important information about the immersion including information necessary to secure your daughter’s place in the program.


The immersion program will take place on 16 July 2020 to 25 July 2020. This falls in the final week of the winter holidays and week one of Term 3. Due to high levels of interest, we could potentially run a second group from 17 July 2020 to 26 July 2020, which will be subject to numbers after the deposit is paid.


A detailed itinerary is provided in the Red Earth handout.

Selection of students

Should the number of students interested exceed the maximum number we can take, students will be selected according to the following criteria:

1)    School fee’s are up to date.

2)    They are in fit mental and physical health that allows for travel.


The total cost for participation in the program is $3,850.

Terms of Payment

InformationDate dueAmount

25% Initial Deposit

Monday 11 November 2019$962.50

25% Progress Payment

Monday 2 March 2020$962.50

50% Final Payment

Monday 15 June 2020$1925.00
Total cost for this program$3,850 per person

Method of Payment

Payments can be made to our finance department via a link which will be sent to the families of the students who are successful in their application.


Two MLC School staff members will travel with two Red Earth Staff for the entirety of the immersion.

Travel Insurance

As this is a domestic excursion, your child will be covered by Medicare and the School’s policy may cover certain incidents. Please consider seeking private medical or travel insurance if you do not feel this is adequate. Please contact the school if you would like more information about our policy.

School Insurance Policy

If you cancel for medical reasons that deem your daughter unable to travel or for the diagnosis of a serious illness or death of an immediate family member, you may be entitled to a full refund under the School’s domestic travel policy.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel for any other reason, the following penalties will:

- Cancelling between due dates for the Deposit and the Second Payment, will result in a loss of your Deposit.
- Cancelling between dues dates for the Second Payment and the Balance will result in a loss of your Deposit and 50% of the Second Payment
- Cancelling after the due date for the Balance will result in a loss of the Deposit and 75% of Second Payment and Balance.

Medical Details

Please ensure that the School has the latest medical and dietary information about your child. To update this information, please logon to the parent portal and update her medical and dietary requirements.

Permission Note

Once the final group(s) have been selected, a permission note will come out via the parent portal where you will give permission for your daughter to attend the Red Earth Immersion in 2020. At this time, you are acknowledging that they will miss four days of school time during week one of Term 3, 2020 and that it is the responsibility of the student to catch up on any work missed.

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Further Information

  • Bookings are only valid once payment transaction is complete and the information is received.
  • Processed bookings will provide an email receipt including a Customer Reference Number. We advise you to print this email and keep it for your records.