Caboolture South, Queensland

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Caboolture South
Moreton BayQueensland
Caboolture Baptist Church, Caboolture South.jpg
Caboolture Baptist Church, 2007
Caboolture South is located in Queensland
Caboolture South
Caboolture South
Coordinates27°05′46″S 152°56′57″E / 27.0961°S 152.9491°E / -27.0961; 152.9491 (Caboolture South (centre of suburb))
Population5,300 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,205/km2 (3,120/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4510
Area4.4 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Morayfield
Federal division(s)Longman
Suburbs around Caboolture South:
Bellmere Caboolture Caboolture
Bellmere Caboolture South Morayfield
Morayfield Morayfield Morayfield

Caboolture South is a suburb in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census Caboolture South had a population of 5,300 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

The suburb is bounded to the north and west by the Caboolture River and to the east by Cundoor Creek, its tributary.[3]

The North Coast railway line enters the suburb from the south-east (Morayfield) and exists to the north-east (Caboolture).[3] The line splits the suburb with the areas west of the line being residential areas with associated services, while the areas east of the line are used for industry and agriculture.[3]

History[edit]

The name Caboolture 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 renamed Morayfield State School.[4]

Caboolture Special School opened in January 1980.[5]

In the 2016 census Caboolture South had a population of 5,300 people.[1]

Demographics[edit]

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.[citation needed]

Education[edit]

Caboolture Special School is a special primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at Torrens Road (27°05′48″S 152°56′38″E / 27.0967°S 152.9438°E / -27.0967; 152.9438 (Caboolture Special School)).[6][7] In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 250 students with 70 teachers (63 full-time equivalent) and 87 non-teaching staff (54 full-time equivalent).[8]

There are no mainstream schools in Caboolture. The nearest government primary schools are Caboolture State School in neighbouring Caboolture to the north and Morayfield State School in neighbouring Morayfield to the south and Minimbah State School in neighbouring Morayfield to the south-west. The nearest government secondary schools are Caboolture State High School in neighbouring Caboolture to the north-east and Morayfield State High School in neighbouring Morayfield to the south-east.[3]

Amenities[edit]

Market Plaza shopping centre with Woolworths and specialty shops is at 49-55 Morayfield Road (on the corner with Market Drive, 27°05′39″S 152°57′06″E / 27.0941°S 152.9518°E / -27.0941; 152.9518 (Market Plaza shopping centre)).[9]

Caboolture Baptist Church is at 74-92 Grant Road (27°05′47″S 152°56′18″E / 27.0964°S 152.9382°E / -27.0964; 152.9382 (Caboolture Baptist Church)).[10][11]

Caboolture Arboretum is at 3 Mainsail Drive in the north-west of the suburb beside the Caboolture River (27°05′16″S 152°56′10″E / 27.0877°S 152.9361°E / -27.0877; 152.9361 (Caboolture Arboretum)). It provides green space for recreation with walking paths and duck ponds.[12]

Leemon Park is at 14-24 Penhurst Street, extending to other nearby streets (27°05′37″S 152°56′17″E / 27.0935°S 152.9380°E / -27.0935; 152.9380 (Leemon Park)).[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Caboolture South (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Caboolture South – suburb in Moreton Bay Region (entry 45373)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 16 April 2021.
  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. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  6. ^ "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Caboolture Special School". Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  8. ^ "ACARA School Profile 2018". Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. Retrieved 28 January 2020.
  9. ^ Google (16 April 2021). "Market Plaza shopping centre" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 16 April 2021.
  10. ^ "Caboolture Baptist Church". Churches Australia. Archived from the original on 3 March 2021. Retrieved 16 April 2021.
  11. ^ "Caboolture Baptist Church". www.caboolturebaptist.org. Retrieved 16 April 2021.
  12. ^ "Caboolture Arboretum". Moreton Bay Regional Council. Archived from the original on 31 March 2021. Retrieved 16 April 2021.
  13. ^ "Land for public recreation - Queensland". Queensland Open Data. Queensland Government. 20 November 2020. Archived from the original on 22 November 2020. Retrieved 22 November 2020.