East Ipswich, Queensland

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East Ipswich
East Ipswich is located in Queensland
East Ipswich
East Ipswich
Coordinates27°36′24″S 152°46′34″E / 27.6066°S 152.7761°E / -27.6066; 152.7761Coordinates: 27°36′24″S 152°46′34″E / 27.6066°S 152.7761°E / -27.6066; 152.7761
Population2,410 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,420/km2 (3,670/sq mi)
Area1.7 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)City of Ipswich
State electorate(s)Ipswich
Federal Division(s)Blair
Suburbs around East Ipswich:
Basin Pocket Moores Pocket Moores Pocket
North Ipswich East Ipswich North Booval
Ipswich Newtown Booval

East Ipswich is a residential inner-city suburb of Ipswich in the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, East Ipswich had a population of 2,410 people.[1]


East Ipswich Railway Station, 2012

One of the older suburbs, East Ipswich is predominantly made up of weatherboard and fibro houses punctuated with larger heritage houses, and newer townhouses and flats.[3]

The suburb is bordered on the north and west by two sections of the Bremer River (split by the small suburb of Basin Pocket); and to the south by Brisbane Road, the city's main arterial link to the Ipswich Motorway.

The Main Line railway passes through the suburb from east (Ipswich) to west (Booval); the suburb is served by the East Ipswich railway station.[4]

A small set of shops on Jacaranda Street provides basic services, while several restaurants line Brisbane Road.


Ipswich East State School opened on 28 January 1958.[5]

At the 2011 census East Ipswich had a population of 2,194 people.[6]

In the 2016 census, East Ipswich had a population of 2,410 people.[1]


East Ipswich railway station provides access to regular Queensland Rail City network services to Brisbane, Ipswich and Rosewood via Ipswich.


Ipswich East State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Jacaranda Street (27°36′24″S 152°46′37″E / 27.6068°S 152.7769°E / -27.6068; 152.7769 (Ipswich East State School)).[7][8] In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 373 students with 42 teachers (35 full-time equivalent) and 28 non-teaching staff (17 full-time equivalent).[9] It includes a special education program.[7][10]

Ipswich Positive Learning Centre is a specific purpose primary and secondary (5-10) school at 12 Blackwood Street (27°36′21″S 152°46′41″E / 27.6057°S 152.7781°E / -27.6057; 152.7781 (Ipswich Positive Learning Centre)).[7]

There is no general purpose secondary school in East Ipswich. The nearest secondary schools are Bremer State High School in Ipswich CBD and Bundamba State Secondary College in Bundamba.[4]

Sports facilities[edit]

  • Hockey/mixed use field
  • Vigoro ground which hosts seasonal competitions
  • West End Rugby league Football Club
  • Ipswich United Services Bowls Club

Places of worship[edit]

  • Apostolic Church Of Queensland, Kendall Street

Heritage listings[edit]

The Kyeewa residence dates from around 1890.

East Ipswich has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:


  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "East Ipswich (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "East Ipswich – suburb in City of Ipswich (entry 45042)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  3. ^ "REIQ Suburb profile - East Ipswich".
  4. ^ a b "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 11 March 2020.
  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. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "East Ipswich (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 October 2011. Edit this at Wikidata
  7. ^ a b c "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  8. ^ "Ipswich East State School". Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  9. ^ "ACARA School Profile 2017". Archived from the original on 22 November 2018. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  10. ^ "Ipswich East SS - Special Education Program". Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  11. ^ "Kyeewa (entry 600602)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 9 July 2013.

External links[edit]

  • * "East Ipswich". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.