Karawatha is an outer southern suburb of the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. At the 2016 census the suburb recorded a population of only 19.
It was formerly known as Berrinba, but now Berrinba is the name of the suburb to the south within Logan City. Karawatha is 22 kilometres (14 mi) south-east of the Brisbane CBD.
The naming of the suburb Karawatha originates from an Aboriginal word meaning a place with pine trees.
Karawatha is a sparsely populated suburb with few structures and the majority of the land used as undeveloped park land, known as Karawatha Forest.
The Islamic College of Brisbane, which offers education P-12, is located in Karawatha, at the Logan Border, next to the Karawatha Forest.
- List of Brisbane suburbs
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). “Karawatha (State Suburb)”. 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
- “Karawatha (entry 47000)”. Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 9 May 2014.
- “Berrinba (entry 46568)”. Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 9 May 2014.