Geebung is a suburb of northern Brisbane, Australia. It is centred on its railway station on the Caboolture railway line. The suburb is named after the Geebung tree of the genus Persoonia which used to be known as the Geebong. The name change came about due to handwritten addresses on letters being incorrectly sent to Geelong.
The median age of the Geebung population was 37 years, the same as the national median.
77.5% of people living in Geebung were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 4.5%, England 2.6%, India 1.4%, Philippines 1.1%, China 0.6%.
86.9% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 0.9% Italian, 0.9% Mandarin, 0.8% Punjabi, 0.8% Hindi, 0.5% Samoan.
The suburb was the location for a significant fossil discovery in 2013. The fossils were the remains of a rare 50-million-year-old crocodile like species and several other animals.
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- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). “Geebung (State Suburb)”. 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 July 2013.
- Tony Moore (16 July 2013). “‘Phenomenal’ fossil find in Brisbane’s north”. BrisbaneTimes. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 16 July 2013.
- Geebong Story – Being the history of Geebung and including the Zillman’s Waterholes, Sandgate, Downfall Creek, Deadman’s Gully, Cabbage Tree Creek, Happy Valley and Virginia from early settlement to the end of World War I. by Kath Ballard, Geebung Qld 1995.
- Geebung Story: The Next Fifty Years – Being the history of Geebung (with other name for three years) and surrounding north side suburbs including Nundah, Albion, Zillmere, Virginia, Chermside and Sandgate. Embracing Brisbane to the Pine River and beyond and to the bayside areas with an enormous amount of WW2 years of both Australian and American, including a previously unrecorded Chermside Camp map with story and photographs. Every page with names, names, names. by Kath Ballard, Geebung Qld 1998.
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- Picture of Geebung tree with fruit.