Karawatha, Queensland

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Karawatha
BrisbaneQueensland
Population 31 (2006 census)
Postcode(s) 4117
Location 22 km (14 mi) south-east of Brisbane CBD
LGA(s) Brisbane City Council
State electorate(s) Electoral district of Stretton
Federal Division(s) Moreton
Suburbs around Karawatha:
Runcorn Kuraby Kuraby
Stretton Karawatha Woodridge
Drewvale Berrinba Berrinba

Karawatha is an outer southern suburb of the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It was formerly known as Berrinba, but now Berringa is the name of the suburb to the south within Logan City. [1][2] Karawatha is 22 kilometres (14 mi) south-east of the Brisbane CBD.

History[edit]

The naming of the suburb Karawatha originates from an Aboriginal word meaning a place with pine trees.[1]

Geography[edit]

Karawatha is a sparsely populated suburb with few structures and the majority of the land used as undeveloped park land, known as Karawatha Forest.

Facilities[edit]

The Islamic College of Brisbane, which offers education P-12, is located in Karawatha, at the Logan Border, next to the Karawatha Forest.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Karawatha (entry 47000)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Berrinba (entry 46568)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 

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Coordinates: 27°38′S 153°05′E / 27.633°S 153.083°E / -27.633; 153.083