Garbutt, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsGarbutt
View towards Leyland Street from Lazzaroni Street
|Population||2,396 (2016 census)|
|• Density||199.7/km2 (517/sq mi)|
|Area||12.0 km2 (4.6 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|LGA(s)||City of Townsville|
Townsville International Airport (formerly known as Garbutt Airport) is located there.
Other places at Garbutt are the RAAF Base Townsville and the Townsville station of the Bureau of Meteorology.
The suburb takes its name from the railway station which was originally known as Garbutts Siding and renamed Garbutt by the Railways Department on 26 January 1940. The siding served the butchering firm established by Charles Garbutt, a local pastoralist.
Public Facilities in Garbutt
Public Facilities in Garbutt include:
- Garbutt State School
- Garbutt Shopping Village
- Harold Phillips Park
- Melrose Park
- Spilsbury Park
- Public Infrastructure
- Townsville International Airport
- RAAF Base Townsville
Garbutt State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 76 Chandler Street (). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 91 students with 11 teachers (9 full-time equivalent) and 9 non-teaching staff (6 full-time equivalent).
There is no secondary school in Garbutt. The nearest government secondary school is Pimlico State High School in Gulliver to the south.
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