Haigslea, Queensland

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Population 414 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4306
LGA(s) City of Ipswich
Somerset Region
State electorate(s) Ipswich West
Federal Division(s) Blair, Dickson
Suburbs around Haigslea:
Glamorgan Vale Glamorgan Vale Borallon
Marburg Haigslea Ironbark
Mount Marrow Thagoona Walloon

Haigslea is a suburb of split between the Somerset Region and the City of Ipswich in South East Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 414.[1]

The origin of the suburb name is from General Douglas Haig. Originally in service within India in 1887, he was appointed as the regiment's adjutant in 1888 later being appointed as Commander-in-chief of the British Army in France during 1915-1918. The area was previously named Kirchheim, but was renamed Haigslea due to anti-German sentiment during the First World War.[2]


In the 2011 Census the population of Haigslea is 414, 48.1% female and 51.9% male.[1] The median/average age of the Haigslea population is 43 years of age, 6 years above the Australian average. 84.4% of people living in Haigslea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 3.4%, New Zealand 1.9%, Germany 0.7%, Ireland 0.7%, Barbados 0.7%. 94.7% of people speak English as their first language 1% Czech.[1]


  • Haigslea State School

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  1. ^ a b c d Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Haigslea (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 9 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Place name details

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Coordinates: 27°34′S 152°38′E / 27.567°S 152.633°E / -27.567; 152.633