Moorina, Queensland

Coordinates: 27°08′51″S 152°52′29″E / 27.1474°S 152.8747°E / -27.1474; 152.8747 (Moorina (centre of locality))
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Moorina is located in Queensland
Coordinates27°08′51″S 152°52′29″E / 27.1474°S 152.8747°E / -27.1474; 152.8747 (Moorina (centre of locality))
Population413 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density27.91/km2 (72.3/sq mi)
Area14.8 km2 (5.7 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)City of Moreton Bay
State electorate(s)Glass House
Federal division(s)Longman
Suburbs around Moorina:
Rocksberg Rocksberg Upper Caboolture
Ocean View Moorina Morayfield
Narangba Narangba Narangba

Moorina is a rural locality in the City of Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Moorina had a population of 413 people.[1]


Part of the western boundary of Moorina follows Gregors Creek.[citation needed]

The proposed Bruce Highway Western Alternative will pass through Moorina from south to north.[3]


The locality name was originally a property name owned by J. W. Carseldine. The name is thought to be from Tasmania.[2]

Moorina State School opened on 1918 and closed on 1954.[4] The school was on Moorina Road (27°09′05″S 152°52′40″E / 27.1515°S 152.8778°E / -27.1515; 152.8778 (Moorina State School)).[5]


In the 2011 census, Moorina recorded a population of 354 people, 47.2% female and 52.8% male. The median age of the Moorina population was 45 years, 8 years above the national median of 37. 80.3% of people living in Moorina were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 6.2%, New Zealand 2.8%, Scotland 1.1%, Papua New Guinea 1.1%, Italy 0.8%. 92.1% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.1% Greek, and 0.8% Italian.[citation needed]

In the 2016 census, Moorina had a population of 413 people.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Moorina (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Moorina – locality in Moreton Bay Region (entry 45451)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 7 March 2022.
  3. ^ "North Brisbane Bruce Highway Western Alternative, planning". Queensland Government. 29 July 2022. Retrieved 13 August 2022.
  4. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  5. ^ "Caboolture" (Map). 1932. Archived from the original on 24 September 2020. Retrieved 24 September 2020.