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  • The 1910 Perth Technical School building is located at 137 St Georges Terrace, Perth, Western Australia, adjacent to the Old Perth Boys Schoolbuilding, which had served as part of the school’s former temporary premises since opening of classes there on 16 May 1900
  • A restrained and incomplete example of the Federation Free Medieval architectural style designed by government architect Hillson Beasley, this is one of the few examples of the style surviving in central Perth.

The curriculum included:

  • chemistry, 
  • assaying,
  • engineering, 
  • art and design, 
  • woodwork and metalwork

Allen also extended the curriculum to include:

  • blacksmithing, 
  • carpentry, 
  • engine-driving,
  • fitting and turning, 
  • plumbing,
  • commercial studies, 
  • pharmacy and surveying.
  • Perth Technical School was the venue for the first tertiary educational activity in the state. 
  • In 1905, The University of Adelaide formally affiliated itself to allow the school’s students to sit for undergraduate examinations in mathematics, physics, science, chemistry, geology, mineralogy and botany
  • In 1908, a biology course was implemented qualifying for the first-year B.Sc.programme
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  • The 1910 Perth Technical School building is located at 137 St Georges Terrace, Perth, Western Australia, adjacent to the Old Perth Boys Schoolbuilding, which had served as part of the school’s former temporary premises since opening of classes there on 16 May 1900
  • A restrained and incomplete example of the Federation Free Medieval architectural style designed by government architect Hillson Beasley, this is one of the few examples of the style surviving in central Perth.

The curriculum included:

  • chemistry, 
  • assaying,
  • engineering, 
  • art and design, 
  • woodwork and metalwork

Allen also extended the curriculum to include:

  • blacksmithing, 
  • carpentry, 
  • engine-driving,
  • fitting and turning, 
  • plumbing,
  • commercial studies, 
  • pharmacy and surveying.
  • Perth Technical School was the venue for the first tertiary educational activity in the state. 
  • In 1905, The University of Adelaide formally affiliated itself to allow the school’s students to sit for undergraduate examinations in mathematics, physics, science, chemistry, geology, mineralogy and botany
  • In 1908, a biology course was implemented qualifying for the first-year B.Sc.programme
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