Chambers Flat, Queensland

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Chambers Flat
Logan CityQueensland
Tamborine Mountain from Chambers Flat.JPG
Tamborine Mountain seen from Chambers Flat, 2014
Population 2,464 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4133
Location 30 km (19 mi) south of Brisbane CBD
LGA(s) Logan City
State electorate(s) Albert
Federal Division(s) Forde
Suburbs around Chambers Flat:
Park Ridge South Park Ridge Logan Reserve
Munruben Chambers Flat Buccan
North Maclean Stockleigh Logan Village

Chambers Flat is a locality of Logan City, Queensland, Australia.[2]


The southern and eastern boundary of Chambers Flat follows the Logan River.


Pastoral runs were established in the district from the early 1840s. John Chambers took up land in the area in 1848, and the district is presumably named after him.[3]

Chambers Flat Provisional School opened on 27 October 1890 under head teacher Miss Mary Curran. It became Chambers Flat State School in 1909. It closed on 3 August 1921.[4]

Formerly in the Shire of Beaudesert, Chambers Flat became part of Logan City following the local government amalgamations in March 2008.


In the 2011 Census the population of Chambers Flat was 2,464 with 50.2% of the population female and 49.8% male. The median/average age of the Chambers Flat population is 42 years of age, 5 years above the Australian average. 75.3% of people living in Chambers Flat were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 6%, New Zealand 4.2%, Taiwan 1.1%, Laos 1.1%, Vietnam 1%. 86.8% of people speak English as their first language 2.3% Hmong, 1.3% Vietnamese, 1.2% Mandarin, 1.1% Mon-Khmer, nec, 0.7% Khmer.[1]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Chambers Flat (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Chambers Flat (entry 45259)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Chambers Flat". Suburbs. Logan City Council. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Agency ID8795, Chambers Flat State School". Queensland State Archives. Retrieved 13 May 2014. 

Further reading[edit]

  • * Logan Village State School (1975), Centenary souvenir booklet, Logan Village  — includes information on Chambers Flat State School

Coordinates: 27°45′12″S 153°05′28″E / 27.7534°S 153.091°E / -27.7534; 153.091