Trinity Beach, Queensland

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Trinity Beach
Queensland
Looking north along Trinity Beach.jpg
Trinity Beach looking north.
Trinity Beach is located in Queensland
Trinity Beach
Trinity Beach
Coordinates16°47′S 145°42′E / 16.783°S 145.700°E / -16.783; 145.700Coordinates: 16°47′S 145°42′E / 16.783°S 145.700°E / -16.783; 145.700
Population5,488 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)4879
LGA(s)Cairns Region
State electorate(s)Barron River
Federal Division(s)Leichhardt
Suburbs around Trinity Beach:
Kewarra Beach Coral Sea Coral Sea
Macalister Range Trinity Beach Coral Sea
Smithfield Trinity Park Trinity Park

Trinity Beach is a coastal suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] At the 2016 census, Trinity Beach had a population of 5,488.[1]

Geography[edit]

Trinity Beach, Queensland, Australia
Looking south along Trinity Beach September 2018

Trinity Beach is approximately 20 kilometres (10 mi) from the Cairns city centre and approximately 6.6 km from Smithfield. Trinity Beach is also a beach stretching for about a mile on the eastern coast of Australia bounded by the Coral Sea.[3] The suburb itself is approximately 2 km wide.

History[edit]

Trinity Beach State School opened on 30 January 1979.[4]

Trinity Beach
Sunny September looking south along Trinity Beach

At the 2011 census, Trinity Beach had a population of 4,734.[5]

Education[edit]

Trinity Beach State School is a government primary (P-6) school for boys and girls in Wewak Street. In 2016, the school had an enrolment of 923 students with 60 teaching staff (57 full-time equivalent) and 36 non-teaching staff (22 full-time equivalent).[6]

View north over Trinity Beach
Looking north along Trinity Beach

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Trinity Beach (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 March 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Trinity Beach - suburb (entry 48906)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Trinity Beach - beach (entry 41949)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
  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. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Trinity Beach (SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 March 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  6. ^ "Annual Report 2016" (PDF). Trinity Beach State School. Archived (PDF) from the original on 5 March 2018. Retrieved 5 March 2018.

External links[edit]

Trinity Beach beachfront resorts and apartments
Trinity Beach beachfront resorts and apartments