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Karragarra Island
Population: 160
Postcode: 4184
Location: 39 km (24 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA: Redland City
State District: Redlands
Federal Division: Bowman
Suburbs around Karragarra Island:
Thornlands Cleveland Moreton Island
Mount Cotton Karragarra Island Stradbroke Island
Redland Bay Victoria Point Macleay Island

Karragarra Island is a small island in the southern part of Moreton Bay, near Brisbane, in Queensland, Australia. It is a town and locality within Redland City local government area.


In the 2011 census, Karragarra Island recorded a population of 160 people, 51.2% female and 48.8% male. The median age of the Karragarra Island population was 61 years, 24 years above the national median of 37. 65.2% of people living in Karragarra Island were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 7.5%, New Zealand 4.3%, Scotland 3.1%, Zimbabwe 3.1%, Croatia 2.5%. 87.7% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.8% Croatian, 1.8% Finnish, 1.8% Arabic.

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