Bracalba, Queensland

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Olive orchard Bracalba Queensland.jpg
Orchard, Gamgee Road, 2015
Bracalba is located in Queensland
Coordinates27°00′23″S 152°50′01″E / 27.0063°S 152.8336°E / -27.0063; 152.8336 (Bracalba (centre of locality))Coordinates: 27°00′23″S 152°50′01″E / 27.0063°S 152.8336°E / -27.0063; 152.8336 (Bracalba (centre of locality))
Population111 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density4.568/km2 (11.83/sq mi)
Area24.3 km2 (9.4 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)Glass House
Federal division(s)Longman
Suburbs around Bracalba:
D'Aguilar Woodford Wamuran
Delaneys Creek
Bracalba Wamuran
Delaneys Creek Wamuran Basin Wamuran

Bracalba is a rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Bracalba had a population of 111 people.[1]


A large portion of the northern half of Bracalba lies within Beerburrum West State Forest.


The name is derived from the Wakawaka language, and refers to the scrub areas of the D'Aguilar Range.[2]

Ferndale Provisional School opened on 19 April 1892. On 1 January 1909 it became Ferndale State School. In 1913 it was renamed Bracalba State School. It closed in 1941.[3]

In the 2011 census, the suburb recorded a population of 162 persons, with a median age of 32 years.[4]

In the 2016 census, Bracalba had a population of 111 people.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Bracalba (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Bracalba – locality in Moreton Bay Region (entry 45366)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  4. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Bracalba (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 27 January 2020. Edit this at Wikidata