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Bartle Frere
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View across the canefields of Bartle Frere with Mount Bartle Frere in the distance, 2014
Bartle Frere is located in Queensland
Bartle Frere
Bartle Frere
Coordinates 17°26′22″S 145°53′06″E / 17.43944°S 145.88500°E / -17.43944; 145.88500Coordinates: 17°26′22″S 145°53′06″E / 17.43944°S 145.88500°E / -17.43944; 145.88500
Population 137 (2016 census)
 • Density 8.25/km2 (21.4/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4861
Area 16.6 km2 (6.4 sq mi)
LGA(s) Cairns Region
State electorate(s) Hill
Federal Division(s) Kennedy
Suburbs around Bartle Frere:
Wooroonooran Wooroonooran Mirriwinni
Wooroonooran Bartle Frere Eubenangee
Woopen Creek Woopen Creek Woopen Creek

Bartle Frere is a locality in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Bartle Frere had a population of 137 people.


The locality takes its name from Mount Bartle Frere, which in turn was named after Sir Henry Bartle Frere, the president of the Royal Geographical Society, by explorer George Elphinstone Dalrymple on 30 September 1873.


Bartle Frere State School is a co-educational government primary school (P-6) at 29 Price Road. In 2016, the school had an enrolment of 8 students with 2 teachers (1 full-time equivalent) and 4 non-teaching staff (2 full-time equivalent).

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