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Booval
IpswichQueensland
Cameron Park 2, Booval, Queensland.jpg
Cameron Park, 2015
Population 2,622 (2016 census)
 • Density 1,540/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4304
Area 1.7 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s) City of Ipswich
State electorate(s) Ipswich
Federal Division(s) Blair
Suburbs around Booval:
East Ipswich North Booval Bundamba
East Ipswich Booval Bundamba
Silkstone Silkstone Bundamba

Booval is a suburb of Ipswich in the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Booval had a population of 2,622 people.

Heritage listings

Booval has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

Transport

Booval railway station provides access to regular Queensland Rail City network services to Brisbane, Ipswich and Rosewood via Ipswich.

Parks and sports facilities

  • Cameron Park
  • Basketball Ipswich
  • Booval Bowls Club

The Booval Swifts rugby league football club bears the suburb's name. During the 1920s, two of Booval's players, Dan Dempsey and Arthur Henderson were selected to represent Australia. The club has also produced other such notable players as Des Morris and Kevin Walters.

Places of worship

  • Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cothill Rd
  • Uniting Church, Glebe Rd
  • Anglican Church, Brisbane Rd

Education

Sacred Heart School is a Catholic primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 25 Cothill Road (27°37′01″S 152°47′34″E / 27.6170°S 152.7929°E / -27.6170; 152.7929 (Sacred Heart School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 538 students with 35 teachers (31 full-time equivalent) and 21 non-teaching staff (15 full-time equivalent).

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