Annandale, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAnnandale
|Population||8,574 (2016 census)|
|• Density||1,261/km2 (3,270/sq mi)|
|Area||6.8 km2 (2.6 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|LGA(s)||City of Townsville|
Annandale borders the southern side of Ross River. It is the biggest suburb of Townsville and thus the most populated in the city. It was the biggest planned housing development in Townsville City. Construction started in the mid-1970s and was completed in early 2005. Annandale is one of Townsville's newest suburbs and is home to some of Townsville's wealthy, who live more toward the riverbank. Before the 2006 Queensland state election, Annandale was part of the Electoral district of Burdekin, but just prior to the 2006 state election, the suburb became part of the Electoral district of Mundingburra.
In 2006 there were 1624 registered dogs in Annandale, seven out of every ten homes owned at least one dog, this is the highest density of dogs of Townsville suburbs.
Public Facilities in Annandale
Some of the Public Facilities in Annandale include:
- William Ross State High School
- Annandale State School
- Annandale Christian College
- Southern Cross Catholic College
- Townsville Grammar Junior School
- Marabou Park
- Weir Park
- Macarthur Park
- The Palmetum, Townsville
- Windsor Park
- Murray Sporting Complex
- Townsville RSL Stadium
- TDRL Rugby League Fields
- SeaFM Basketball Stadium
- Australian Rules Fields
- Murray Sporting Complex
- Lavarack Barracks
- Richard Bong bridge
Annandale State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Cnr Oleander Street & Yolanda Drive (special education program.). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 845 students with 63 teachers (55 full-time equivalent) and 59 non-teaching staff (35 full-time equivalent). It includes a
Townsville Grammar School has a primary (Prep-6) campus at 1 Brazier Drive ().
Southern Cross Catholic College is a Catholic primary and secondary (Prep-10) school for boys and girls at Gartrell Drive (). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 1,071 students with 78 teachers (74 full-time equivalent) and 50 non-teaching staff (35 full-time equivalent).
Annandale Christian College is a private primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at Yolanda Drive (). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 537 students with 48 teachers (41 full-time equivalent) and 25 non-teaching staff (18 full-time equivalent).
William Ross State High School is a government secondary (7-12) school for boys and girls at Mervyn Crossman Drive (). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 773 students with 72 teachers (69 full-time equivalent) and 37 non-teaching staff (29 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.
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