Karawatha, Queensland

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.[1]

It was formerly known as Berrinba, but now Berrinba is the name of the suburb to the south within Logan City.[2][3] Karawatha is 22 kilometres (14 mi) south-east of the Brisbane CBD.

History

The naming of the suburb Karawatha originates from an Aboriginal word meaning a place with pine trees.[2]

Geography

Karawatha is a sparsely populated suburb with few structures and the majority of the land used as undeveloped park land, known as Karawatha Forest.

Facilities

The Islamic College of Brisbane, which offers education P-12, is located in Karawatha, at the Logan Border, next to the Karawatha Forest.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Karawatha (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Karawatha (entry 47000)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 9 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Berrinba (entry 46568)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 9 May 2014.

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Coordinates: 27°38′S 153°05′E / 27.633°S 153.083°E / -27.633; 153.083