Camira, Queensland

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Camira
Queensland
Camira Queensland.jpg
Addison Road, 2014
Camira is located in Queensland
Camira
Camira
Coordinates27°38′06″S 152°55′12″E / 27.635°S 152.9199°E / -27.635; 152.9199 (Camira (centre of suburb))Coordinates: 27°38′06″S 152°55′12″E / 27.635°S 152.9199°E / -27.635; 152.9199 (Camira (centre of suburb))
Population7,414 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density927/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4300
Area8.0 km2 (3.1 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location25 km (16 mi) from Brisbane CBD
LGA(s)City of Ipswich
State electorate(s)Jordan
Federal Division(s)Oxley
Suburbs around Camira:
Goodna Gailes Carole Park
Bellbird Park Camira Greenbank
Springfield Springfield Lakes Greenbank

Camira is a suburb in the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Camira had a population of 7,414 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Camira is located approximately 25 kilometres (16 mi) from Brisbane CBD, near Springfield Lakes.

History[edit]

The origin of the suburb name is from an Aboriginal word meaning windy.[2]

Camira State School opened on 29 January 1974.[3]

At the 2011 census Camira had a population of 7,391 people.[4]

In the 2016 census Camira had a population of 7,414 people.[1]

Education[edit]

Camira State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 184-202 Old Logan Road (27°37′17″S 152°54′53″E / 27.6213°S 152.9146°E / -27.6213; 152.9146 (Camira State School)).[5][6] In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 617 students with 42 teachers (40 full-time equivalent) and 30 non-teaching staff (21 full-time equivalent).[7] It includes a special education program.[5][8]

Amenities[edit]

The Ipswich City Council operates a fortnightly mobile library service which visits the community centre.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Camira (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Camira – suburb in City of Ipswich (entry 45034)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 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). "Camira (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 February 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  5. ^ a b "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)
  6. ^ "Camira State School". Archived from the original on 21 March 2020. Retrieved 21 November 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "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)
  8. ^ "Camira SS - Special Education Program". Archived from the original on 21 March 2020. Retrieved 21 November 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Ipswich Libraries: Mobile library schedule of stops - January to June 2018" (PDF). Ipswich City Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 January 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2018.

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