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Jamboree Heights
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Population 3,093 (2016 census)
 • Density 2,580/km2 (6,700/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4074
Area 1.2 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 16.2 km (10 mi) SW of Brisbane
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(Jamboree Ward)
State electorate(s) Mount Ommaney
Federal Division(s) Oxley
Suburbs around Jamboree Heights:
Mount Ommaney Mount Ommaney Sinnamon Park
Middle Park Jamboree Heights Sinnamon Park
Sumner Sumner Darra

Jamboree Heights is a south-western suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Jamboree Heights had a population of 3,093 people.


It gained its name from the fact that the area hosted an Australian Scout Jamboree in 1967/68.


In the 2011 census, Jamboree Heights recorded a population of 3,057 people, 49.4% female and 50.6% male.

The median age of the Jamboree Heights population was 36 years of age, 1 year below the Australian median.

95.3% of people living in Jamboree Heights were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 4.7%, England 3.7%, Vietnam 3%, South Africa 2%, China 1.9%.

92% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 4% Vietnamese, 2.8% Cantonese, 2.1% Mandarin, 1% Arabic, 0.8% Gujarati.


There are multiple bus services going to and from Mount Ommaney Shopping Centre Bus Exchange to the city and other locations including:

  • 454 (Riverhills, Mount Ommaney Bus Exchange, Indooroopilly, Toowong, City)
  • 460 (Heathwood, Forest Lake, Mt Ommaney, Indooroopilly, City)
  • 453 (Mt Ommaney, Jindalee, Indooroopilly, City)
  • 106 (Mount Ommaney, Sinnamon Park, Oxley, Corinda, Sherwood, Graceville, Chelmer, Indooroopilly)

There is also a S703 run which is open to the public, but is mainly used by school students heading to Kenmore State High School.

Defence Force Cadets

There is an Australian Naval Cadet Training Ship (TS Vengeance) located on Moolanda Street, close to the Centenary State High School.

Find out more information on the Australian Naval Cadet Website


Jamboree Heights State School is a government primary (Early Childhood-6) school for boys and girls at 35 Beanland Street (27°33′17″S 152°55′44″E / 27.5548°S 152.9289°E / -27.5548; 152.9289 (Jamboree Heights State School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 819 students with 61 teachers (50 full-time equivalent) and 27 non-teaching staff (16 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.

There is no secondary school in Jamboree Heights. The nearest secondary school is Centenary State High School in Jindalee.

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