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Mooroobool
CairnsQueensland
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Carnation Drive and Primrose Street
Population 7,222 (2016 census)
 • Density 1,570/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4870
Area 4.6 km2 (1.8 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Cairns Region
State electorate(s) Cairns
Federal Division(s) Leichhardt
Suburbs around Mooroobool:
Kanimbla Manoora Manunda
Lamb Range Mooroobool Westcourt
Earlville Earlville Bungalow

Mooroobool is a suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Mooroobool had a population of 7,222 people.

Geography

Mooroobool has a mixture of residential dwellings which are mainly houses and commercial properties. Mooroobool has a Campbell’s Super IGA, a police beat and a Westpac bank. Nearby suburbs are Earlville, Kanimbla and Brinsmead.

History

Kingsford Street is named after Richard Ash Kingsford, who was mayor of Cairns from 1885-1886 and in 1889.

Education

Balaclava State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 418 Mulgrave Road (16°56′12″S 145°44′42″E / 16.9367°S 145.7449°E / -16.9367; 145.7449 (Balaclava State School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 353 students with 31 teachers (29 full-time equivalent) and 26 non-teaching staff (17 full-time equivalent). The school was a special education program.

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