Woongarra, Queensland

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Woongarra
Queensland
Woongarra is located in Queensland
Woongarra
Woongarra
Coordinates 24°53′40″S 152°24′48″E / 24.8944°S 152.4133°E / -24.8944; 152.4133Coordinates: 24°53′40″S 152°24′48″E / 24.8944°S 152.4133°E / -24.8944; 152.4133
Area 37.8 km2 (14.6 sq mi)
LGA(s) Bundaberg Region
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s) Hinkler
Suburbs around Woongarra:
Ashfield Windermere Innes Park
Avenell Heights Woongarra Elliott Heads
Thabeban Alloway Calavos

Woongarra is a locality in the Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia.[1]

History[edit]

The name Woongarra is an Aboriginal word meaning the brigalow tree.[1]

Education[edit]

Woongarra State School was originally located on Wallace's Road and Lovers Walk Road when it opened on 13 August 1879.[2] It moved to its present location on Elliott Heads Road in 1901. The school caters for students from Prep to Year 6. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Woongarra - locality in Bundaberg Region (entry 48366)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Queensland schools opening dates". Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Woongarra State School". Retrieved 27 January 2018.