Carina Heights, Queensland

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Carina Heights
BrisbaneQueensland
Carina Heights is located in Queensland
Carina Heights
Carina Heights
Coordinates27°30′23″S 153°05′33″E / 27.5063°S 153.0925°E / -27.5063; 153.0925 (Carina Heights (centre of suburb))
Population6,732 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,980/km2 (5,130/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4152[2]
Area3.4 km2 (1.3 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location10.1 km (6 mi) SE of Brisbane GPO
LGA(s)City of Brisbane
(Coorparoo Ward)[3]
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Griffith
Suburbs around Carina Heights:
Camp Hill Carina Carindale
Camp Hill Carina Heights Carindale
Holland Park Mount Gravatt East Mansfield

Carina Heights is both a hill and a suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.[4] In the 2016 census Carina Heights had a population of 6,732 people.[1]

It is located 10.1 kilometres (6.3 mi) by road south-east of the Brisbane GPO.[5]

Geography[edit]

Carina Heights borders Camp Hill, Carina, Carindale, Mansfield, Mount Gravatt East, and Holland Park.[6]

Carina Heights (the hill) is in the north-east corner of the suburb (27°30′02″S 153°05′56″E / 27.5006°S 153.0989°E / -27.5006; 153.0989 (Carina Heights)) rising to 36 metres (118 ft) above sea level.[7][8]

Pine Mountain is in the south of the suburb (27°30′35″S 153°05′20″E / 27.5096°S 153.0889°E / -27.5096; 153.0889 (Pine Mountain)) rising to 106 metres (348 ft) above sea level.[8][9] It is within Whites Hill Reserve which occupies the south-west of the suburb, extending into neighbouring Camp Hill. Most of the developed recreational facilities are in the Camp Hill part of the reserve.[6] The major use of the reserve within Carina Heights is the former Pine Mountain quarry, which is now used as a site to recycle asphalt removed from roads to create new asphalt.[10]

History[edit]

Carina Heights is named after the neighbouring suburb Carina, from which it was officially separated in 1975. The name Carina comes from an estate on Creek Road constructed in the 1850s. The property belonged to Ebenezer Thorne, and was named after Thorne's daughter Kate Carina Thorne.[1][11][12][13][14]

The 2011 Census recorded 6,110 residents in Carina Heights.[15]

In the 2016 census Carina Heights had a population of 6,732 people.[1]

Education[edit]

There are no schools in Carina Heights. The nearest government primary schools are Whites Hill State College in neighbouring Camp Hill to the west, Carina State School in neighbouring Carina to the north, and Mount Gravatt East State School in neighbouring Mount Gravatt East. The nearest government secondary schools are Whites Hill State College in neighbouring Camp Hill to the west and Cavendish Road State High School in neighbouring Holland Park to the south-west.[6]

Facilities[edit]

Belmont Private Hospital is a 150-bed private psychiatric hospital.[16] It is at 1220 Creek Road on the top of the hill Carina Heights (27°30′04″S 153°05′56″E / 27.5010°S 153.0989°E / -27.5010; 153.0989 (Belmont Private Hospital)).[6][17]

Amenities[edit]

Living Faith Uniting Church is at 330 Pine Mountain Road (27°31′02″S 153°05′46″E / 27.5173°S 153.0961°E / -27.5173; 153.0961 (Living Faith Uniting Church)).[18] It holds weekly Sunday services.[19]

There are a number of parks in the suburb, including:

Street names[edit]

A number of street names in Carina Heights are identical to the surnames of former Members of the Queensland Legislative Assembly. These include:

Some other street names are identical to the surnames of prominent citizens of Brisbane. These include:

Another group of street names are derived from World War I. They include:

Demographics[edit]

The 2011 Census recorded 6,110 residents in Carina Heights, of whom 52.5% were female and 47.5% were male. The median age of the population was 35; 2 years below the Australian median.[15]

72.3% of people living in Carina Heights were born in Australia compared to the national average of 69.8%, with the next most common countries of birth being New Zealand (4.3%), England (3.3%), South Korea (1.3%), India (1.1%), and the Philippines (1%). 80.8% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were Spanish (1.5%), Korean (1.4%), Italian (1.4%), Greek (1%), and Cantonese 0.9%.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Carina Heights (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Find a postcode". Australia Post. Archived from the original on 24 August 2011. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Coorparoo Ward". Brisbane City Council. Brisbane City Council. Archived from the original on 4 February 2017. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Carina Heights – suburb in City of Brisbane (entry 47602)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 26 December 2020.
  5. ^ Google (2 May 2021). "Brisbane GPO to Carina Heights" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  6. ^ a b c d "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  7. ^ "Carina Heights – hill in the City of Brisbane (entry 6246)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 26 August 2020.
  8. ^ a b "Mountain peaks and capes - Queensland". Queensland Open Data. Queensland Government. 12 November 2020. Archived from the original on 25 November 2020. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  9. ^ "Pine Mountain – mountain in Brisbane City (entry 26825)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  10. ^ "Products and Services of Field Services". Brisbane City Council. Archived from the original on 12 August 2020. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  11. ^ Centre for the Government of Queensland. "Carina Heights". Archived from the original on 4 January 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  12. ^ "Carina (entry 42562)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 11 April 2014.
  13. ^ "Carina". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland. Archived from the original on 27 January 2014. Retrieved 11 April 2014.
  14. ^ Williams, Brian. "Secrets of Brisbane's suburbs: C". News Ltd. Archived from the original on 22 December 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  15. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Carina Heights, Qld (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 October 2013. Edit this at Wikidata
  16. ^ "Homepage". Belmont Private Hospital. 2 May 2021. Archived from the original on 2 May 2021. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  17. ^ "Landmark Areas - Queensland". Queensland Open Data. Queensland Government. 18 November 2020. Archived from the original on 21 November 2020. Retrieved 21 October 2020.
  18. ^ "Building points - Queensland". Queensland Open Data. Queensland Government. 17 November 2020. Archived from the original on 25 November 2020. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  19. ^ "Welcome to Living Faith Uniting Church". Living Faith Uniting Church. Archived from the original on 19 January 2021. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  20. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "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.
  21. ^ "Obituary - Mr G.W.Whatmore". The Sydney Morning Herald. 1 June 1929. Archived from the original on 18 October 2017. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  22. ^ "Nyrambla, Ascot". The Courier-Mail. 4 August 2014. Archived from the original on 18 October 2017. Retrieved 18 October 2017.

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