Redbank, Queensland

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Redbank
Queensland
Population 1,046 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 4301
Location 29 km (18 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s) City of Ipswich
State electorate(s) Electoral district of Bundamba
Federal Division(s) Oxley
Suburbs around Redbank:
Moggill Moggill Moggill
Riverview Redbank Goodna
Collingwood Park Redbank Plains Goodna

Redbank is a suburb approximately 25 kilometres (16 mi) south-west of Brisbane CBD, the capital of Queensland, Australia. Its local government area is the City of Ipswich.

The origin of the suburb name is from a description of the area provided by Major Edmund Lockyer whilst exploring in a boat along the Brisbane River.[2]

The Redbank - Bundamba Loop Line comprised a series of railway sidings serving coal mines in the area.[3]

Transport[edit]

Redbank railway station provides access to regular Citytrain services to Brisbane CBD, Ipswich and Rosewood. The Redbank train station has a Queensland Police Service Rail Squad stationed on platform 2. Near the ticket office.

Education[edit]

  • Redbank State School [4]
  • The council library [5]

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Coordinates: 27°36′S 152°52′E / 27.600°S 152.867°E / -27.600; 152.867