Trinity Park, Queensland

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Trinity Park
CairnsQueensland
Looking south down along Galena Close, Trinity Park, 2018.jpg
Looking south down along Galena Close, Trinity Park, 2018
Trinity Park is located in Queensland
Trinity Park
Trinity Park
Coordinates16°48′18″S 145°42′15″E / 16.805°S 145.7041°E / -16.805; 145.7041Coordinates: 16°48′18″S 145°42′15″E / 16.805°S 145.7041°E / -16.805; 145.7041
Population3,105 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density863/km2 (2,234/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4879
Area3.6 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
LGA(s)Cairns Region
State electorate(s)Barron River
Federal Division(s)Leichhardt
Suburbs around Trinity Park:
Trinity Beach Trinity Beach Coral Sea
Smithfield Trinity Park Yorkeys Knob
Smithfield Yorkeys Knob Yorkeys Knob

Trinity Park is a coastal suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, the population of Trinity Park was 3,105.[1]

Geography[edit]

Looking south along the beach at Trinity Park with the marina at Yorkeys Knob in the distance, 2018

Trinity Park is one of Cairn's northern suburbs. It is bounded to the north-east by the Coral Sea, to the east by Half Moon Creek and to the west by the Captain Cook Highway. The land is low-lying flat land (below 10 metres above sea level). The western half of the suburb is freehold land, mostly developed as residential housing. The eastern half of the suburb remains Crown land and is not developed.[3]

History[edit]

The suburb takes its name from Trinity Bay, which was named on Trinity Sunday 1770 by Lieutenant James Cook RN of HM Bark Endeavour.[2]

Education[edit]

Holy Cross School is a Roman Catholic primary (P-6) school for boys and girls in Reed Road. It is operated by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cairns.[4] As at 2018, it has an enrolment of 525 students with 36 teachers (33 full-time equivalent) and 33 non-teaching staff (15 full-time equivalent).[5]

There are no government schools in Trinity Park but Trinity Beach State School is in neighbouring Trinity Beach and Smithfield State High School is in neighbouring Smithfield.[3]

Amenities[edit]

Yachts in the marina at Trinity Park, 2018

There is a marina with 108 berths which connects to Half Moon Creek which leads into the Coral Sea.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Trinity Park (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 March 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Trinity Park - suburb in Cairns Region (entry 48907)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 5 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Holy Cross School Trinity Park". Archived from the original on 5 March 2018. Retrieved 5 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Holy Cross School, Trinity Park". Roman Catholic Diocese of Cairns. 26 February 2018. Archived from the original on 5 March 2018. Retrieved 5 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Marina facilities". Bluewater Marina. Archived from the original on 14 March 2018. Retrieved 6 May 2018.

External links[edit]

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