Redbank, Queensland

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City of IpswichQueensland
Population 1,605 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4301
Location 29 km (18 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s) City of Ipswich
State electorate(s) Bundamba
Federal Division(s) Oxley
Suburbs around Redbank:
Moggill Moggill Moggill
Riverview Redbank Goodna
Collingwood Park Redbank Plains Goodna

Redbank is a suburb of the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.[2] It is approximately 25 kilometres (16 mi) south-west of Brisbane CBD, the capital of Queensland. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 1,605.[1]


The origin of the suburb name is from a description of the area provided by Major Edmund Lockyer whilst exploring in a boat along the Brisbane River.[2]

The Redbank - Bundamba Loop Line comprised a series of railway sidings serving coal mines in the area.[3]


Redbank railway station provides access to regular Queensland Rail City network services to Brisbane CBD, Ipswich and Rosewood. The Redbank train station has a Queensland Police Service Rail Squad stationed on platform 2. Near the ticket office.

The Redbank Railway Workshops has been operating in the suburb since 1958.


  • Redbank State School [4]
  • The council library [5]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Redbank (Ipswich City) (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 24 September 2014.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Redbank - suburb (entry 48316)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 22 June 2017. 
  3. ^ The Redbank - Bundamba Loop Line Kerr, J.D. Australian Railway Historical Society Bulletin June 1968 pp129-147
  4. ^ "Redbank State School". Retrieved 22 June 2017. 
  5. ^ "Redbank Plaza Library | Ipswich Libraries". Ipswich City Council. Retrieved 22 June 2017. 

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Coordinates: 27°36′S 152°52′E / 27.600°S 152.867°E / -27.600; 152.867