Riverview, Queensland

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Riverview
IpswichQueensland
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Fields near Moggill Ferry, 2013
Riverview is located in Queensland
Riverview
Riverview
Coordinates27°35′34″S 152°50′51″E / 27.5927°S 152.8474°E / -27.5927; 152.8474 (Riverview (centre of suburb))Coordinates: 27°35′34″S 152°50′51″E / 27.5927°S 152.8474°E / -27.5927; 152.8474 (Riverview (centre of suburb))
Population3,073 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density394.0/km2 (1,020/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4303
Area7.8 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s)City of Ipswich
State electorate(s)Bundamba
Federal Division(s)Blair
Suburbs around Riverview:
Karalee Barellan Point Moggill
Bundamba Riverview Redbank
Dinmore New Chum Collingwood Park

Riverview is a suburb of Ipswich in the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Riverview had a population of 3,073 people and an unemployment rate of 15.7%, compared to the Australian unemployment rate of 6.9%.[1]

Geography[edit]

Riverview is approximately 31 kilometres (19 mi) from Brisbane CBD. It is bounded to the north-east by the Brisbane River.[3]

The Ipswich Motorway passes through the suburb from east (Redbank) to south-west (Dinmore). The Main Line railway from Brisbane to Ipswich and beyond also passes through the suburb from east (Redband) to south-west (Dinmore) to the north of the motorway. The suburb is served by Riverview railway station on Station Road (27°35′42″S 152°51′02″E / 27.5950°S 152.8506°E / -27.5950; 152.8506 (Riverview railway station)).[3][4]

History[edit]

The suburb takes its name from its railway station, which in turn was named for views of the Brisbane River from the railway station.[2][4]

St. Andrew's Anglican church at 33 Brisbane Road (27°35′52″S 152°50′57″E / 27.5977°S 152.8492°E / -27.5977; 152.8492 (St Andrew's Anglican Church)) was dedicated on 14 April 1956 by Reverend Kestell Cornish, Rector Parish of Ipswich.[5][6] Its closure was approved in September 1992.[7]

St Peter Claver College opened on 5 August 1976.[8]

Riverview State School opened on 24 January 1977.[8]In the 2016 census, Riverview had a population of 3,073 people.[1]

Transport[edit]

Riverview railway station provides access to regular Queensland Rail City network services to Brisbane CBD, Ipswich and Rosewood via Ipswich.[4]

The Moggill Ferry is a vehicular ferry service across the Brisbane River from Moggill Road, Moggill in the City of Brisbane (27°35′41″S 152°51′26″E / 27.5947°S 152.8572°E / -27.5947; 152.8572 (Moggill Ferry terminal (Moggill))) to Moggill Ferry Road at Riverview (27°35′41″S 152°51′20″E / 27.5948°S 152.8555°E / -27.5948; 152.8555 (Moggill Ferry terminal (Riverview))). The ferry operates on an "on demand" basis and takes 3 minutes to cross.[9][10]

Education[edit]

Riverview State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 131 Old Ipswich Road (27°36′12″S 152°50′49″E / 27.6032°S 152.8469°E / -27.6032; 152.8469 (Riverview State School)).[11][12] In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 289 students with 25 teachers (23 full-time equivalent) and 18 non-teaching staff (12 full-time equivalent).[13] It includes a special education program.[11]

St Peter Claver College is a Catholic secondary (7-12) school for boys and girls at 10 Old Ipswich Road (27°35′57″S 152°50′16″E / 27.5993°S 152.8379°E / -27.5993; 152.8379 (St Peter Claver College)).[11][14] In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 967 students with 80 teachers (78 full-time equivalent) and 43 non-teaching staff (36 full-time equivalent).[13]

The nearest government secondary schools are Bundamba State Secondary College in neighbouring Bundamba to the east and Redbank Plains State High School in Redbank Plains to the south.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Riverview (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Riverview – suburb in City of Ipswich (entry 45075)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 16 May 2020.
  3. ^ a b c "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  4. ^ a b c "Riverview – railway station in the City of Ipswich (entry 28545)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  5. ^ "Queensland Heritage Register". Queensland Government. Archived from the original on 3 April 2019. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  6. ^ Universal Business Directories (Aust.) Pty. Ltd (1990). UBD street directory. Brisbane. Universal Business Directories (Australia).
  7. ^ "Closed Churches Anglican Church". Anglican Church Southern Brisbane. Archived from the original on 3 April 2019. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  8. ^ a b Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  9. ^ "Moggill Ferry - Stradbroke Ferries". Stradbroke Ferries. 1 July 2020. Archived from the original on 1 July 2020. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  10. ^ "Moggill Ferry Map" (PDF). Stradbroke Ferries. Archived (PDF) from the original on 1 July 2020. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  11. ^ a b c "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  12. ^ "Riverview State School". Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  13. ^ a b "ACARA School Profile 2018". Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. Retrieved 28 January 2020.
  14. ^ "St Peter Claver College". Retrieved 21 November 2018.

External links[edit]

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