Mundingburra, Queensland

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Mundingburra
TownsvilleQueensland
Mundingburra is located in Queensland
Mundingburra
Mundingburra
Coordinates19°17′58″S 146°47′09″E / 19.2994°S 146.7858°E / -19.2994; 146.7858Coordinates: 19°17′58″S 146°47′09″E / 19.2994°S 146.7858°E / -19.2994; 146.7858
Population3,620 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,341/km2 (3,470/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4812
Area2.7 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
LGA(s)City of Townsville
State electorate(s)Mundingburra
Federal Division(s)Herbert
Suburbs around Mundingburra:
Gulliver Pimlico Mysterton
Aitkenvale Mundingburra Hermit Park
Aitkenvale Annandale Rosslea

Mundingburra is a suburb in the City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Mundingburra had a population of 3620 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Mundingburra is predominantly a residential suburb that is situated on the bank of the Ross River, adjacent to the suburb of Aitkenvale.

Also in Mundingburra is Aplin's Weir crossing the Ross River.

The Electoral district of Mundingburra which the suburb is situated in, is named after the suburb.

History[edit]

Mundingburra State School opened on 22 September 1884.[3]

The Cathedral School of St. Anne & St. James opened on 1 January 1917 and celebrated its centenary in 2017.[3]

St Joseph's Catholic School was established in 1924 in Rosslea, the school was relocated to its current site in Mundingburra in 1936.[4][3]

Education[edit]

Mundingburra State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 77 Ross River Road (19°17′40″S 146°47′23″E / 19.2945°S 146.7896°E / -19.2945; 146.7896 (Mundingburra State School)).[5][6] In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 688 students with 48 teachers (45 full-time equivalent) and 27 non-teaching staff (18 full-time equivalent).[7] The school has a special education program.[5] The school is adjacent to the Anderson Park, Pimlico.

Townsville Community Learning Centre - A State Special School is a special primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at 78 Thompson Street (19°18′13″S 146°46′37″E / 19.3037°S 146.7769°E / -19.3037; 146.7769 (Townsville Community Learning Centre - A State Special School)).[5][8] In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 174 students with 50 teachers (46 full-time equivalent) and 66 non-teaching staff (44 full-time equivalent).[7]

St Joseph's Catholic School is a Catholic primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 65-75 Ross River Road (19°17′39″S 146°47′26″E / 19.2941°S 146.7906°E / -19.2941; 146.7906 (St Joseph's Catholic School)).[5][9] In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 381 students with 26 teachers (21 full-time equivalent) and 22 non-teaching staff (14 full-time equivalent).[7]

The Cathedral School of St Anne and St James is a private primary and secondary (Prep-12) Roman Catholic school for boys and girls at 154 Ross River Road (19°17′45″S 146°46′44″E / 19.2958°S 146.7790°E / -19.2958; 146.7790 (The Cathedral School of St Anne and St James)).[5][10] It also offers Early Childhood and Kindergarten programs and boarding facilities from Year 7 to 12.[11] In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 1,008 students with 93 teachers (89 full-time equivalent) and 93 non-teaching staff (69 full-time equivalent).[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mundingburra (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Mundingburra - suburb in City of Townsville (entry 44614)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 19 April 2019.
  3. ^ a b c "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  4. ^ "St Joseph's Catholic School". Archived from the original on 21 January 2018. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  5. ^ a b c d e "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Mundingburra State School". Archived from the original on 11 April 2013. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  7. ^ a b c d "ACARA School Profile 2017". Archived from the original on 22 November 2018. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  8. ^ "Townsville Community Learning Centre - A State Special School". Archived from the original on 17 February 2011. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  9. ^ "St Joseph's Catholic School". Archived from the original on 13 March 2019. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  10. ^ "The Cathedral School of St Anne and St James". Archived from the original on 30 December 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  11. ^ "The Cathedral School". Archived from the original on 19 January 2018. Retrieved 19 January 2018.

External links[edit]

  • "Mundingburra". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.