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Logan CityQueensland
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Berrinba Wetlands picnic area, 2014
Berrinba is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 1,345 (2016 census)
 • Density 228.0/km2 (591/sq mi)
Established 1971
Postcode(s) 4117
Area 5.9 km2 (2.3 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Logan City
State electorate(s) Woodridge
Federal Division(s) Rankin
Suburbs around Berrinba:
Drewvale Karawatha Logan Central
Browns Plains Berrinba Kingston
Heritage Park Crestmead Marsden

Berrinba is a suburb in Logan City, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Berrinba had a population of 1,345 people.


The naming of the suburb Berrinba is originated from an Aboriginal word meaning to indicate towards the south for example to the left of a speaker with the sunrise behind him/her.


In the 2011 census, Berrinba recorded a population of 1,382 people, 51.7% female and 48.3% male. The median age of the Berrinba population was 30 years of age, 7 years below the Australian median. 59.6% of people living in Berrinba were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 6.5%, England 2.7%, India 2%, South Africa 1.8%, Fiji 1.7%. 67.5% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 3% Mandarin, 2.2% Cantonese, 2.2% Hindi, 2.2% Arabic, 2.2% Samoan.


Berrinba Wetlands is a man-made recreational park covering 120 ha along Scrubby Creek. Scrubby Creek joins Slacks Creek which enters the Logan River. The park contains 8.5 km of walkways and bike tracks, nesting boxes and substantial bridges designed to collapse during flooding if required. Non-native trees have been removed and more than 400,000 native plants were planted.


Berrinba East State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 165 Bardon Road (27°39′08″S 153°05′52″E / 27.6521°S 153.0977°E / -27.6521; 153.0977 (Berrinba East State School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 456 students with 35 teachers (33 full-time equivalent) and 21 non-teaching staff (15 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.

There is no secondary school in Berrinba. The nearest government secondary school is Woodridge State High School in neighbouring Logan Central to the north-east.

In October 2020 approval was given to Al-Madinah Cultural, Educational and Welfare Institute Limited to establish the IQRA College of Brisbane at 97-109 Bardon Road (27°39′00″S 153°05′54″E / 27.6499°S 153.0982°E / -27.6499; 153.0982 (IQRA College of Brisbane)). The school will be a co-education primary school (Prep-6) and expects to open on 24 January 2022.

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