Bracalba, Queensland

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Olive orchard Bracalba Queensland.jpg
Orchard, Gamgee Road, 2015
Bracalba is located in Queensland
Coordinates27°00′S 152°50′E / 27°S 152.83°E / -27; 152.83Coordinates: 27°00′S 152°50′E / 27°S 152.83°E / -27; 152.83
Population162 (2011 census)[1]
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 of the Moreton Bay Region in Queensland, Australia.[2]


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.[1]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Bracalba (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 27 January 2020. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Bracalba (entry 45366)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
  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