Larapinta is an outer southern industrial suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.[3] In the 2016 census, Larapinta had a population of 0 people.[1]

Larapinta is on the boundary with Logan City. The industrial area has become a new addition to the expansion of Brisbane's industry, including the purpose-built South Brisbane Industrial Park in nearby Heathwood.


The Sydney–Brisbane rail corridor passes along the eastern border of the suburb.[4] The Logan Motorway bisects the suburb in an east/west direction.

The north and west of the suburb is bounded by Oxley Creek.

In the south the Glider Forest Conservation Area has been created to protect a large tract of bushland.


Larapinta means "flowing water" and was named due to the presence of Oxley Creek .[4] Sand mining has occurred in the area, resulting in a change of course for the main stream of the creek.

At the 2011 census Larapinta had a population of 0 people.[5]

In the 2016 census, Larapinta had a population of 0 people.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Larapinta (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Calamvale Ward". Brisbane City Council. Brisbane City Council. Archived from the original on 4 February 2017. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Larapinta - suburb in City of Brisbane (entry 46546)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  4. ^ a b Mynott, Wicki (2009). 150 years: Richlands, Inala & neighbouring suburbs in Brisbane's South West. Richlands, Inala & Suburbs History Group. p. 157.
  5. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Larapinta (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 September 2014. Edit this at Wikidata