Geebung, Queensland facts for kids
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Geebung Baptist Church (now the Tonga Houʻeiki Church), 2007
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|Population||4,626 (2016 census)|
|• Density||1,217/km2 (3,150/sq mi)|
|Area||3.8 km2 (1.5 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|Location||11.7 km (7 mi) NNE of Brisbane GPO|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane
(Deagon Ward; Marchant Ward)
In the 2011 census the population of Geebung was 4,620: 51.1% female and 48.9% male.
The median age of the Geebung population was 37 years, the same as the national median.
77.5% of people living in Geebung were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 4.5%, England 2.6%, India 1.4%, Philippines 1.1%, China 0.6%. 86.9% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 0.9% Italian, 0.9% Mandarin, 0.8% Punjabi, 0.8% Hindi, 0.5% Samoan.
The suburb was the location for a significant fossil discovery in 2013. The fossils were the remains of a rare 50-million-year-old crocodile like species and several other animals.
On the day of the 2011 census, 15.6% of employed people travelled to work on public transport and 62.1% by car (either as driver or as passenger).
Geebung State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 250 Newman Road (special education program.). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 318 students with 24 teachers (19 full-time equivalent) and 18 non-teaching staff (11 full-time equivalent). It includes a
Geebung Special School is a special primary (Early Childhood-6) school for boys and girls at Beau Vista Street (). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 100 students with 34 teachers (28 full-time equivalent) and 45 non-teaching staff (26 full-time equivalent).
St Kevin's School is a Catholic primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 249 Newman Road (). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 271 students with 23 teachers (17 full-time equivalent) and 16 non-teaching staff (9 full-time equivalent).
There is no secondary school in Geebung. The nearest government secondary schools are Aspley State High School in neighbouring Aspley to the north-west, Craigslea State High School in Chermside West to the south-west and Wavell Heights State High School in neighbouring Wavell Heights to the south.
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