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Karawatha Forest, 2012
Karawatha is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 19 (2016 census)
 • Density 2.21/km2 (5.7/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4117
Area 8.6 km2 (3.3 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 25.4 km (16 mi) SSE of Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(Calamvale Ward)
State electorate(s) Stretton
Federal Division(s) Moreton
Suburbs around Karawatha:
Stretton Kuraby Woodridge
Stretton Karawatha Woodridge
Drewvale Berrinba Logan Central

Karawatha is an outer southern suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Karawatha had a population of 19 people.


The naming of the suburb Karawatha originates from an Aboriginal word meaning a place with pine trees.


Karawatha is a sparsely populated suburb with few structures and the majority of the land used as undeveloped park land, known as Karawatha Forest.


The Islamic College of Brisbane, which offers education P-12, is located in Karawatha, at the Logan Border, next to the Karawatha Forest.


Islamic College of Brisbane is a private primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at 45 Acacia Road (27°37′07″S 153°05′35″E / 27.6186°S 153.0931°E / -27.6186; 153.0931 (Islamic College of Brisbane)). It is adjacent to the Karawatha Forest. In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 1,117 students with 86 teachers (82 full-time equivalent) and 31 non-teaching staff (29 full-time equivalent).

Faith Christian School of Distance Education is a private primary and secondary (Prep-12) school at 129 Garfield Road (27°38′26″S 153°05′33″E / 27.6406°S 153.0925°E / -27.6406; 153.0925 (Faith Christian School of Distance Education)). It offers home-based education within a framework of Christian beliefs. It is operated by Christian Home Based Education Ltd with a parent-run board.

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