Eagleby, Queensland

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Eagleby
Logan CityQueensland
Beenleigh-Logan Cricket Ground at Eagleby, Queensland.jpg
Beenleigh-Logan Cricket Ground, 2016
Eagleby is located in Queensland
Eagleby
Eagleby
Coordinates27°42′11″S 153°13′11″E / 27.7030°S 153.2197°E / -27.7030; 153.2197 (Eagleby (centre of suburb))Coordinates: 27°42′11″S 153°13′11″E / 27.7030°S 153.2197°E / -27.7030; 153.2197 (Eagleby (centre of suburb))
Population13,326 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density966/km2 (2,501/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4207
Area13.8 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s)Logan City
State electorate(s)Macalister
Federal division(s)Forde
Suburbs around Eagleby:
Loganholme Cornubia Carbrook
Beenleigh Eagleby Alberton
Beenleigh Yatala Stapylton

Eagleby is a suburb in the City of Logan, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Eagleby had a population of 13,326 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Eagleby is located on the southern bank of the Logan River at the juncture with the Albert which forms the southern and eastern boundary. The Pacific Motorway marks the western boundary. Eagleby is northeast of Beenleigh, and was originally a suburb of Beenleigh.[citation needed]

History[edit]

Eagleby Provisional School opened in 1906. On 1 January 1909, it became Eagleby State School. It closed in 1966.[3][4] It was located on Eagleby Road and the school building is still extant as a private residence. It is approximately 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) from the present school location.[5]

Eagleby South State School opened on 23 January 1978.[3][4]

The fire station on the Pacific Motorway was built in September 1983.[6]

On 25 January 1988, a new Eagleby State School opened at a different location to the earlier one.[3][4]

Eagleby Learning Centre opened in 1992.[3]

In the 2016 census, Eagleby had a population of 13,326 people, 47.9% male and 52.1% female. The median age of the Eagleby population was 37 years, 1 year below the national median of 38. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.4% of the population. 65.5% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 10.2%, England 4.5% and Philippines 1.2%. 81.4% of people spoke only English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Turkish 1.2% and Maori (New Zealand) 0.8%. The most common responses for religion were No Religion 31.4%, Catholic 15.9% and Anglican 14.7%. According to the 2016 census, Eagleby includes the largest Turkish Australian community of any suburb in Queensland, numbering 183 individuals and making up 1.4% of the suburb's population.[1]

Education[edit]

Eagleby State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at the corner of Herses and Fryar Roads (27°41′34″S 153°12′52″E / 27.6928°S 153.2144°E / -27.6928; 153.2144 (Eagleby State School)).[7][8] In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 548 students with 43 teachers (38 full-time equivalent) and 31 non-teaching staff (18 full-time equivalent).[9] It includes a special education program.[7]

Eagleby South State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at the corner of Fryar & River Hills Roads (27°42′13″S 153°12′47″E / 27.7036°S 153.2130°E / -27.7036; 153.2130 (Eagleby South State School)).[7][10] In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 492 students with 39 teachers (36 full-time equivalent) and 27 non-teaching staff (19 full-time equivalent).[9] It includes a special education program.[7]

Eagleby Learning Centre is a secondary (7-12) Centre for Continuing Secondary Education at 161 Herses Road (27°41′41″S 153°12′45″E / 27.6947°S 153.2124°E / -27.6947; 153.2124 (Eagleby Learning Centre - Centre for Continuing Secondary Education)).[7][11] It provides secondary education with flexible delivery for "second chance learners", for school-age and adult students, who have disengaged from conventional schooling in the past.[12]

STEPS Positive Learning Centre is a specific-purpose primary and secondary (5-10) school at the corner of Fryar and River Hills Roads (27°42′13″S 153°12′47″E / 27.7036°S 153.2130°E / -27.7036; 153.2130 (STEPS Positive Learning Centre)).[7] The role of Positive Learning Centres is to re-engage with school-age children who need intervention to enable them to return to conventional schooling or to transition into vocational training.[13]

Facilities[edit]

A waste water treatment plant is located in Eagleby. The facility was established in 1967 and processes water in three stages before releasing it into the Albert River.[14]

Amenities[edit]

There is a post office at Eagleby Shopping Plaza at the corner of River Hills and Fryar Roads. Major shopping centres and services are at Beenleigh and the Logan Hyperdome at Loganholme. Eagleby is also the home of the Beenleigh Distillery and Twin Rivers Food Co Op.[citation needed]

Eagleby Community Hall is located at 112 Fryar Road.[15]

The Eagleby branch of the Queensland Country Women's Association meets at Cowper Avenue.[16]

Transport[edit]

There is a bus service (Logan City Bus Service), TransLink 563 that runs approximately 6:00am to 7:00pm weekdays with a reduced service on Saturdays. The 553 runs at the west end of River Hills Road hourly into the evenings and on weekends, however this does not service the majority of homes in Eagleby. Most of the homes in Eagleby lie between 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) and 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) from Beenleigh Railway Station.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Eagleby (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata CC-BY icon.svg Material was copied from this source, which is available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 16 October 2017. Retrieved 8 January 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link).
  2. ^ "Eagleby – suburb in City of Logan (entry 45263)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 20 July 2021.
  3. ^ a b c d 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. ^ a b c "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  5. ^ "History". Eagleby State School. 21 January 2019. Archived from the original on 6 March 2021. Retrieved 12 December 2021.
  6. ^ Howells, Mary (2006). Ridge to Ridge: Recollections from Woodridge to Park Ridge. Logan City Council. p. 127. ISBN 0-9750519-2-X. Archived from the original on 2 November 2021. Retrieved 3 November 2021.
  7. ^ a b c d e f "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  8. ^ "Eagleby State School". Eagleby State School. 21 December 2018. Archived from the original on 6 March 2021. Retrieved 12 December 2021.
  9. ^ a b "ACARA School Profile 2018". Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. Archived from the original on 27 August 2020. Retrieved 28 January 2020.
  10. ^ "Eagleby South State School". Eagleby South State School. 26 February 2020. Archived from the original on 8 April 2021. Retrieved 12 December 2021.
  11. ^ "Eagleby Learning College". Eagleby Learning College. 6 February 2020. Archived from the original on 6 March 2021. Retrieved 12 December 2021.
  12. ^ "Mission and values". Eagleby Learning College. 6 February 2020. Archived from the original on 6 March 2021. Retrieved 12 December 2021.
  13. ^ "Positive Learning Centres". Education. 6 April 2018. Archived from the original on 8 October 2020. Retrieved 12 December 2021.
  14. ^ "Beenleigh Waste water Treatment Plant" (PDF). Logan City Council. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2 April 2016. Retrieved 16 March 2016.
  15. ^ "Eagleby Community Hall". Logan City Council. Archived from the original on 26 October 2021. Retrieved 26 October 2021.
  16. ^ "Branch Locations". Queensland Country Women's Association. Archived from the original on 26 December 2018. Retrieved 26 December 2018.

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