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Banksia Beach
Bribie IslandQueensland
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Fishing at Banksia Beach with the Bribie Island Bridge in the background
Banksia Beach is located in Queensland
Banksia Beach
Banksia Beach
Coordinates 27°02′30″S 153°08′30″E / 27.0416°S 153.1416°E / -27.0416; 153.1416 (Banksia Beach (town centre))
Population 5,995 (2016 census suburb)
 • Density 749/km2 (1,940/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4507
Area 8.0 km2 (3.1 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Pumicestone
Federal Division(s) Longman
Suburbs around Banksia Beach:
White Patch Welsby Woorim
Pumicestone Channel Banksia Beach Woorim
Pumicestone Channel Bellara Woorim

Banksia Beach is a town and suburb on Bribie Island in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census the suburb of Banksia Beach had a population of 5,995 people.

Education

Banksia Beach State School is a government primary (Early Childhood-6) school for boys and girls at Sunderland Road (27°02′47″S 153°08′54″E / 27.0463°S 153.1483°E / -27.0463; 153.1483 (Banksia Beach State School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 1046 students with 70 teachers (64 full-time equivalent) and 43 non-teaching staff (28 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.

There is no secondary school in Banksia Beach. The nearest government secondary school is Bribie Island State High School in Bongaree to the south.

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