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Karragarra Island
Karragarra Island is located in Queensland
Karragarra Island
Karragarra Island
Location in Queensland
Population 204 (2016 census locality)
 • Density 85.0/km2 (220/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4184
Area 2.4 km2 (0.9 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Redland City
State electorate(s) Redlands
Federal Division(s) Bowman
Localities around Karragarra Island:
Macleay Island Lamb Island Moreton Bay
Moreton Bay Karragarra Island Russell Island
Moreton Bay Russell Island Russell Island

Karragarra Island is one of the inhabited Southern Moreton Bay Islands, near Brisbane, in Queensland, Australia. It is also a town and locality in the City of Redland, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census the locality of Karragarra Island had a population of 204 people.


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.


There are no schools on the island. The nearest primary schools are Macleay Island State School on Macleay Island to the east and Russell Island State School on Russell Island to the south-west. The nearest secondary school is Victoria Point State High School at Victoria Point on the mainland. These schools can be accessed by ferry.

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