East Toowoomba, Queensland

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East Toowoomba
ToowoombaQueensland
Queens Park, Toowoomba 09.JPG
East Toowoomba is located in Queensland
East Toowoomba
East Toowoomba
Coordinates 27°33′43″S 151°58′8″E / 27.56194°S 151.96889°E / -27.56194; 151.96889Coordinates: 27°33′43″S 151°58′8″E / 27.56194°S 151.96889°E / -27.56194; 151.96889
Population 5,676 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 1,351/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4350
Area 4.2 km2 (1.6 sq mi)
Location 2 km (1 mi) E of Toowoomba
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s) Toowoomba North
Federal Division(s) Groom
Suburbs around East Toowoomba:
North Toowoomba Mount Lofty Mount Lofty
Toowoomba City East Toowoomba Redwood
South Toowoomba South Toowoomba Rangeville

East Toowoomba is a suburb of Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, located 2 kilometres (1 mi) from the central business district. At the 2011 Australian Census they recorded a population of 5,675.[1] The east and south of the suburb is crossed by the Warrego Highway.

Education[edit]

State School, Toowoomba East, c 1890

The suburb contains the main Bridge Street campus of Southern Queensland Institute of TAFE, and two elite independent schools, Toowoomba Grammar School (boys) and Fairholme College (girls).

In addition, the suburb contains Toowoomba Preparatory School, Toowoomba East State School (1887) and Mater Dei Primary School (Catholic, 1917).

Toowoomba East State School is Toowoomba's largest primary school with 950 students attending.

Facilities[edit]

Heritage listings[edit]

There are a number of heritage-listed sites in East Toowoomba, including:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "East Toowoomba (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 9 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "St Vincent's Private Hospital Toowoomba". Retrieved 13 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Toowoomba Queens Park and Botanic Gardens (entry 601607)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Whyembah (entry 600841)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Fernside (entry 600843)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "Toowoomba Queens Park and Botanic Gardens (entry 601607)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  7. ^ "Toowoomba Grammar School (entry 600850)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  8. ^ "Bishop's House (entry 600845)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  9. ^ "Toowoomba Court House & Old Toowoomba Gaol Wall (former) (entry 601315)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  10. ^ "Toowoomba Technical College (former) (entry 600851)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  11. ^ "Gowrie House (entry 601307)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  12. ^ "Millbrook (entry 601310)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  13. ^ "Unara (entry 602177)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 15 July 2013.