El Arish, Queensland
El Arish Tavern, 2016
|Population||442 (2011 census)|
|Elevation||20 m (66 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Cassowary Coast Region|
|County||County of Nares|
|Parish||Parish of Hull|
- Chauvel Street after General Harry Chauvel
- Glasgow Street after Major General Thomas William Glasgow
- Monash Street after General John Monash
- Royston Street after Brigadier General John Royston
- Ryrie Street after Major General Granville Ryrie
And some were named after general veterans such as:
- Francis Martin Street after Francis Paxton Martin who set up some soldier settlements in El Arish in the 1920s.
The El Arish War Memorial is located on the south-west corner of Monash and Ryrie Streets ().
El Arish Tavern was established in 1927.
- the former El Arish railway station, now the El Arish History Station, which houses a small soldier settlement and local history museum collection. There is a social morning tea held in the museum almost every Friday of the year at 9am, and visitors are welcome. A donation of $2 is requested from attendees.
- the El Arish Tavern.
- the El Arish RSL Memorial Hall. The hall has been maintained by local volunteers since 1930.
Today, the area is home to a large sugar cane industry and banana plantations.
El Arish State School is a government primary (P-7) school located at 28 Chauvel Street ().
The El Arish Country Golf Club has a 9-hole course and is located on Golf Course Road ().
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- "El Arish". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.