Augustine Heights, Queensland

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Augustine Heights
IpswichQueensland
Park on Christopher Street at Augustine Heights, Queensland.jpg
Park along Christopher Street, 2016
Augustine Heights is located in Queensland
Augustine Heights
Augustine Heights
Coordinates27°39′38″S 152°52′59″E / 27.6605°S 152.8830°E / -27.6605; 152.8830 (Augustine Heights (centre of suburb))Coordinates: 27°39′38″S 152°52′59″E / 27.6605°S 152.8830°E / -27.6605; 152.8830 (Augustine Heights (centre of suburb))
Population4,880 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density957/km2 (2,478/sq mi)
Established19 September 2003
Postcode(s)4300
Area5.1 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s)City of Ipswich
State electorate(s)Jordan
Federal division(s)Blair
Suburbs around Augustine Heights:
Bellbird Park Bellbird Park Brookwater
Redbank Plains Augustine Heights Brookwater
Redbank Plains Springfield Lakes Springfield Lakes

Augustine Heights is a suburb in the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Augustine Heights had a population of 4,880 people.[1]

History[edit]

Augustine Heights is one of the suburbs created within Greater Springfield, Australia's largest master-planned community.[3] It was officially named and bounded on 19 September 2003.[2]

St Augustine's College opened on 29 January 2003.[4]

Augusta State School opened on 1 January 2011. It was originally to be called Augustine Heights State School.[5]

In the 2016 census, Augustine Heights had a population of 4,880 people.[1]

Education[edit]

Augusta State School is a government primary (Early Childhood-6) school for boys and girls at 60-100 Brittains Road (27°39′21″S 152°52′35″E / 27.6558°S 152.8765°E / -27.6558; 152.8765 (Augusta State School)).[6][7] In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 1017 students with 73 teachers (65 full-time equivalent) and 47 non-teaching staff (29 full-time equivalent).[8] It includes a special education program.[6]

St Augustine's College is a Catholic primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at St Augustine's Drive (27°39′33″S 152°53′13″E / 27.6591°S 152.8870°E / -27.6591; 152.8870 (St Augustine's College)).[6][9] In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 1418 students with 99 teachers (92 full-time equivalent) and 70 non-teaching staff (51 full-time equivalent).[8]

There are no government secondary schools in Augustine Heights. The nearest government secondary school is Redbank Plains State High School in neighbouring Redbank Plains to the west.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Augustine Heights (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Augustine Heights – suburb in City of Ipswich (entry 46145)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 September 2020.
  3. ^ "Residential". Springfield Land Corporation. Archived from the original on 19 March 2014. Retrieved 19 March 2014.
  4. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  5. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 17 October 2020.
  6. ^ a b c "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Augusta State School". Archived from the original on 13 February 2014. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  8. ^ a b "ACARA School Profile 2018". Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. Archived from the original on 27 August 2020. Retrieved 28 January 2020.
  9. ^ "St Augustine's College". Archived from the original on 13 October 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  10. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 17 October 2020.

External links[edit]

  • "Augustine Heights". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.