Caboolture South, Queensland

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Caboolture South
Moreton BayQueensland
Population5,300 (2016 census)[1]
Location45 km (28 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Morayfield
Federal Division(s)Longman
Suburbs around Caboolture South:
Bellmere Caboolture Caboolture
Bellmere Caboolture South Morayfield
Upper Caboolture Morayfield Morayfield

Caboolture South is a suburb in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] It is 45 kilometres (28 mi) north of Brisbane, the state capital.


The origin of the suburb name is from the Yugarabul Aboriginal language meaning place of carpet snake which is located south of the original Caboolture township.[2]

Caboolture State School opened on 4 August 1873. In 1890 it became Caboolture South State School. In 1908 it was became Morayfield State School.[3]


In the 2011 census, Caboolture South recorded a population of 4,857 people, 51% female and 49% male.

The median age of the Caboolture South population was 31 years, 6 years below the national median of 37.

People identifying as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up 5.6% of the population.

77.7% of people living in Caboolture South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 4.9%, England 3.6%, Philippines 0.8%, Scotland 0.7%, Samoa 0.6%.

89.1% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.1% Samoan, 0.3% German, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Italian.


  • Caboolture Special School

Land use[edit]

Caboolture South is a mixed-use area, with residential, commercial and industrial land use.[4] Market Plaza shopping centre with Woolworths and local shops is located on Market Drive.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Caboolture South (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Caboolture South (entry 45373)". 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
  4. ^ About the areas - Caboolture South | profile.ID

Coordinates: 27°06′S 152°57′E / 27.100°S 152.950°E / -27.100; 152.950