Karrabin, Queensland

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Coordinates 27°36′16″S 152°42′36″E / 27.6045°S 152.7099°E / -27.6045; 152.7099Coordinates: 27°36′16″S 152°42′36″E / 27.6045°S 152.7099°E / -27.6045; 152.7099
Population 474 (2011)[citation needed]
Postcode(s) 4306
LGA(s) City of Ipswich
State electorate(s) Electoral district of Ipswich West
Federal Division(s) Blair
Suburbs around Karrabin:
Ironbark Pine Mountain Blacksoil
Walloon Karrabin Brassall
Amberley Amberley Wulkaraka

Karrabin is a suburb of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.

The origin of the suburb name is from the Bundjalung Aboriginal language meaning red gum.[1]


In the 2011 Census the population of Karrabin is 474, 48.5% female and 51.5% male.

The median/average age of the Karrabin population is 39 years of age, 2 years above the Australian average.

86.9% of people living in Karrabin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 2.7%, England 2.1%, Germany 0.6%, Fiji 0.6%, Jamaica 0.6%.

96% of people speak English as their first language 0.6% French, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.6% Greek.


Karrabin Railway Station provides Citytrain commuter rail services to Rosewood, Ipswich and Brisbane via Ipswich.



  1. ^ Place name details