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Moreton Bay, Queensland
Dakabin is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 3,540 (2016 census)
 • Density 621/km2 (1,610/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4503
Area 5.7 km2 (2.2 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Murrumba
Federal Division(s) Longman
Suburbs around Dakabin:
Narangba Narangba Narangba
Kurwongbah Dakabin North Lakes
Petrie Kallangur Kallangur

Dakabin is a locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Dakabin had a population of 3,540 people.


In the 2011 census, Dakabin recorded a population of 1,447 people, 50.3% female and 49.7% male. The median age of the Dakabin population was 33 years, 4 years below the national median of 37. 78.5% of people living in Dakabin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 4.9%, England 4.7%, South Africa 1.5%, Scotland 0.9%, United States of America 0.8%. 92.9% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.6% Auslan, 0.6% Sinhalese, 0.4% Malayalam, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% Hindi.


Dakabin railway station provides access to regular Queensland Rail City network services to Brisbane and Ipswich, as well as Caboolture and the Sunshine Coast.

The station is to be upgraded providing elevators for wheelchairs and bikes. Also, there will be a raised section of the platform for easier access.


North Pine United Soccer Club play out of Bob Brock Park. They are currently part of the Brisbane Premier League. Bob Brock Park has two cricket fields and three soccer fields.


Northpine Christian College is a private primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at 29 Hughes Road East (27°13′16″S 152°59′06″E / 27.2210°S 152.9850°E / -27.2210; 152.9850 (Northpine Christian College)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 896 students with 65 teachers (61 full-time equivalent) and 36 non-teaching staff (26 full-time equivalent). It is affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Dakabin State High School is a government secondary (7-12) school for boys and girls at Marsden Road (27°13′47″S 152°58′51″E / 27.2296°S 152.9808°E / -27.2296; 152.9808 (Dakabin State High School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 905 students with 92 teachers (85 full-time equivalent) and 48 non-teaching staff (34 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program and an intensive English language program.

There is no government primary school in Dakabin. Despite its name, Dakabin State School is located in neighbouring Kallangur.

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