Bellbird Park, Queensland

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Bellbird Park
IpswichQueensland
Pedestrian path along Jones Road at Bellbird Park, Queensland.jpg
Path along Jones Road, 2016
Bellbird Park is located in Queensland
Bellbird Park
Bellbird Park
Coordinates27°38′13″S 152°53′17″E / 27.6369°S 152.8880°E / -27.6369; 152.8880 (Bellbird Park (centre of suburb))Coordinates: 27°38′13″S 152°53′17″E / 27.6369°S 152.8880°E / -27.6369; 152.8880 (Bellbird Park (centre of suburb))
Population6,736 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,036/km2 (2,684/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4300
Area6.5 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location27 km (17 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s)City of Ipswich
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Oxley
Suburbs around Bellbird Park:
Redbank Goodna Camira
Redbank Plains Bellbird Park Springfield
Redbank Plains Augustine Heights Brookwater

Bellbird Park is a suburb in the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census Bellbird Park had a population of 6,736 people.[1]

History[edit]

Kruger State School opened 23 January 1978 at Kruger Road at Redbank Plains, but suburb boundary changes means it is now in Bellbird Park.[3][4]

In the 2011 census, Bellbird Park had a population of 5,031 people.[5]

In the 2016 census Bellbird Park had a population of 6,736 people.[1]

Bellbird Park State Secondary College opened in January 2017 for an initial intake of Year 7 students and by 2022 will be offering Year 7 through to Year 12.[6]

Heritage Study[edit]

The Ipswich City Council's expanded heritage study identified the farmhouse Langley at 83 Johnstone Street as having significant cultural heritage. It was built for pioneers Alfred and Edith Josey in 1886.[7]

Education[edit]

Kruger State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Kruger Parade (27°37′44″S 152°52′29″E / 27.6289°S 152.8748°E / -27.6289; 152.8748 (Kruger State School)).[8][9] In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 972 students with 69 teachers (66 full-time equivalent) and 38 non-teaching staff (27 full-time equivalent).[10] It includes a special education program.[8][11]

Bellbird Park State Secondary College is a government secondary (7-12) school for boys and girls at 2 Alesana Drive (27°38′26″S 152°53′01″E / 27.6405°S 152.8837°E / -27.6405; 152.8837 (Bellbird Park State Secondary College)).[8][12] In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 520 students with 46 teachers (45 full-time equivalent) and 16 non-teaching staff (12 full-time equivalent).[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Bellbird Park (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Bellbird Park – suburb in City of Ipswich (entry 45027)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  3. ^ "Agency ID 10600, Kruger State School". Queensland State Archives. Retrieved 15 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Contact us". Kruger State School. Archived from the original on 16 April 2014. Retrieved 15 April 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Bellbird Park". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 April 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  6. ^ "Bellbird Park State Secondary College". Bellbird Park State Secondary College. 22 March 2019. Archived from the original on 19 March 2020. Retrieved 29 January 2021.
  7. ^ "Bellbird Park Citations" (PDF). Expanded Ipswich Heritage Study. Ipswich City Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 April 2011. Retrieved 15 April 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ 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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Kruger State School". Retrieved 26 March 2021.
  10. ^ a b "ACARA School Profile 2018". Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. Archived from the original on 27 August 2020. Retrieved 28 January 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Kruger SS - Special Education Program". Retrieved 26 March 2021.
  12. ^ "Bellbird Park State Secondary College". Retrieved 26 March 2021.

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