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Graceville
BrisbaneQueensland
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Royal Poinciana (Delonix regia) in bloom, in Graceville, Queensland
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Population 4,634 (2016 census)
 • Density 2,210/km2 (5,700/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4075
Area 2.1 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(Tennyson Ward)
State electorate(s) Miller
Federal Division(s) Moreton
Suburbs around Graceville:
Chelmer Chelmer Chelmer
Fig Tree Pocket Graceville Indooroopilly
Sherwood Sherwood Tennyson

Graceville is a suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Graceville had a population of 4,634 people.

Demographics

In the 2011 census, Graceville recorded a population of 4,213 people, 51.7% female and 48.3% male. The median age of the Graceville population was 37 years of age, the same as the national median. 77.1% of people living in Graceville were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were England 4.4%, New Zealand 2.9%, United States of America 1.1%, Scotland 0.9%, South Africa 0.8%. 89.4% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 0.8% Vietnamese, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.6% Polish, 0.5% German, 0.5% Cantonese.

Landmarks and architecture

One of Graceville's most recognisable landmarks is the Graceville Uniting Church, on the intersection of Oxley Road and Verney Road East. The church was completed in 1930 and designed and built by local contractor Walter Taylor who was responsible for many local landmarks including the Walter Taylor Bridge which was named after him. Another landmark is the Graceville Memorial Oval, which has the Memorial for the soldiers who died in wars that lived in the area.

Heritage listings

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Railway at Graceville, ~1915

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


Education

Graceville State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 23 Acacia Avenue (27°31′03″S 152°58′43″E / 27.5175°S 152.9787°E / -27.5175; 152.9787 (Graceville State School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 761 students with 58 teachers (44 full-time equivalent) and 18 non-teaching staff (14 full-time equivalent).

Christ the King School is a Catholic primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 7 Randolph Street (27°31′11″S 152°58′39″E / 27.5197°S 152.9774°E / -27.5197; 152.9774 (Christ the King School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 267 students with 23 teachers (16 full-time equivalent) and 15 non-teaching staff (8 full-time equivalent).

There are no secondary schools in Graceville; the nearest are in Corinda and Indooroopilly.

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