Worongary

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Worongary
Gold Coast CityQueensland
Worongary is located in Queensland
Worongary
Worongary
Coordinates28°2′29″S 153°20′15″E / 28.04139°S 153.33750°E / -28.04139; 153.33750Coordinates: 28°2′29″S 153°20′15″E / 28.04139°S 153.33750°E / -28.04139; 153.33750
Population5,613 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)4213
LGA(s)City of Gold Coast
State electorate(s)Mudgeeraba
Federal Division(s)Wright
Suburbs around Worongary:
Gilston Highland Park Carrara
Gilston Worongary Carrara
Merrimac
Tallai Tallai Mudgeeraba

Worongary is a suburb in City of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Worongary had a population of 5,613 people.[1]

Part of the eastern boundary of Worongary follows the Pacific Motorway.

History[edit]

The name Worongary is derived from an Aboriginal word Whorrongary, meaning vine or flight of a pigeon.[3]

The Worongary State School opened on 1 February 1993.[4]

Heritage listings[edit]

Worongary has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

Education[edit]

Worongary State School is a co-educational Prep - Year 6 state school situated in the Gold Coast Hinterland close to the Pacific Highway between Mudgeeraba and Nerang.[6]

Amenities[edit]

The Springbrook Mudgeeraba branch of the Queensland Country Women's Association meets at the Bill Deacon Pavillion, Mudgeeraba Showgrounds at 115 Mudgeeraba Road.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Worongary (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 6 February 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Worongary (entry 46097)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 11 April 2014.
  3. ^ "Worongary". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland. Retrieved 23 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 April 2014.
  5. ^ "Schmidt Farmhouse & Outbuildings (former) (entry 601889)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 16 November 2014.
  6. ^ "Worongary State School". Archived from the original on 22 January 2018. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Branch Locations". Queensland Country Women's Association. Archived from the original on 26 December 2018. Retrieved 26 December 2018.

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