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View of Warrina Park from Hammett Street
Currajong is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 2,548 (2016 census)
 • Density 1,213/km2 (3,140/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4812
Area 2.1 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) City of Townsville
State electorate(s)
  • Townsville
  • Mundingburra
Federal Division(s) Herbert
Suburbs around Currajong:
Garbutt Garbutt West End
Vincent Currajong Pimlico
Gulliver Gulliver Gulliver

Currajong is a suburb in the City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Currajong had a population of 2,548 people.


The name Currajong is believed to be derived from the name of a residence in Stagpole Street, West End, owned by Edward Hunt. In about 1888 Hunt planted currajong trees in the grounds.

Currajong State School opened on 28 June 1954.

The Marian School opened in 1988.


Marian Catholic School is a Catholic primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 140 Corcoran Street (19°16′38″S 146°46′54″E / 19.2772°S 146.7816°E / -19.2772; 146.7816 (Marian Catholic School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 372 students with 24 teachers (19 full-time equivalent) and 20 non-teaching staff (11 full-time equivalent).

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