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Aloomba
Queensland
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Looking south down Nielsen Street, Alloomba, 2018
Aloomba is located in Queensland
Aloomba
Aloomba
Location in Queensland
Population 529 (2016 census)
 • Density 4.774/km2 (12.36/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4871
Area 110.8 km2 (42.8 sq mi)
LGA(s) Cairns Region
State electorate(s) Mulgrave
Federal Division(s) Kennedy
Localities around Aloomba:
Gordonvale Green Hill Yarrabah
Wooroonooran Aloomba Yarrabah
Wooroonooran Fishery Falls Deeral

Aloomba is a town and a locality in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Aloomba had a population of 529 people.

Geography

Aloomba is a discrete settlement away from the highway, mostly populated by people living on sugar cane farms.

History

Aloomba State School Queensland, circa 1914
Aloomba State School, circa 1914

Aloomba State School opened on 15 May 1899.

Education

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Aloomba State School, 2018

Aloomba State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Nielsen Street (17°06′35″S 145°49′55″E / 17.1098°S 145.8319°E / -17.1098; 145.8319 (Aloomba State School)). In 2016, the school had an enrolment of 88 students with 7 teachers (6 full-time equivalent) and 8 non-teaching staff (3 full-time equivalent). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 91 students with 7 teachers (6 full-time equivalent) and 9 non-teaching staff (3 full-time equivalent).

Notable people

  • Bunny Adair, Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly for Cook attended Aloomba State School

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