Karawatha, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsKarawatha
Karawatha Forest, 2012
|Population||19 (2016 census)|
|• Density||2.21/km2 (5.7/sq mi)|
|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
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). 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). 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.