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Mount Gravatt Central, Logan Road (27°32′17″S 153°04′45″E / 27.538°S 153.0792°E / -27.538; 153.0792 (Mount Gravatt Central))
Mount Gravatt is located in Queensland
Mount Gravatt
Mount Gravatt
Location in Queensland
Population 3,366 (2016 census)
 • Density 1,122/km2 (2,910/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4122
Area 3.0 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 10.4 km (6 mi) SSE of Brisbane
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(Holland Park Ward)
State electorate(s)
  • Greenslopes
  • Mansfield
Federal Division(s) Bonner
Suburbs around Mount Gravatt:
Holland Park West Holland Park Mount Gravatt East
Tarragindi Mount Gravatt Mount Gravatt East
Nathan Upper Mount Gravatt Upper Mount Gravatt

Mount Gravatt is a southern suburb of the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and a prominent hill within this suburb (27°32′34″S 153°04′22″E / 27.5428°S 153.0728°E / -27.5428; 153.0728 (Mount Gravatt (mountain))). In the 2016 census, Mount Gravatt had a population of 3,366 people.


Mt Gravatt panorama
Panorama from Mount Gravatt, looking north to Brisbane

Mount Gravatt Lookout is accessible via Shire Road which winds its way past water towers up to the lookout carpark and a communications tower. Furthermore, there is a large cave complex located at on a walking trail on the southern slope of the mountain (Latitude: 27.544184º S Longitude:153.076841º).


Mt Gravatt Outlook kiosk (7126585811)
Lookout kiosk

The suburb is populated by middle class, young families seeking stability. Mount Gravatt was once a popular destination of German, Irish and English Immigrants to Australia after World War 1 and 2. The suburb has a growing number of Southern European Australians (mostly from Greece and Italy).

In Mount Gravatt common birthplaces outside of Australia included New Zealand 3.2%, England 3.1%, India 2.1%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.0% and South Africa 1.0%.

Languages other than English spoken at home included Arabic 1.1%, Mandarin 1.0%, Punjabi 1.0%, Greek 0.7% and Italian 0.7%.


Mount Gravatt State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 1263 Logan Road (27°31′57″S 153°04′26″E / 27.5326°S 153.0740°E / -27.5326; 153.0740 (Mount Gravatt State School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 231 students with 24 teachers (17 full-time equivalent) and 18 non-teaching staff (11 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.

Mount Gravatt State High School is a government secondary (7-12) school for boys and girls at Loreburn Street (27°32′06″S 153°04′25″E / 27.5350°S 153.0735°E / -27.5350; 153.0735 (Mount Gravatt State High School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 1196 students with 98 teachers (91 full-time equivalent) and 43 non-teaching staff (31 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.

St Agnes School is a Catholic primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 29 Tudor Street (27°31′56″S 153°04′20″E / 27.5322°S 153.0722°E / -27.5322; 153.0722 (St Agnes School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 312 students with 29 teachers (20 full-time equivalent) and 21 non-teaching staff (11 full-time equivalent).

Yarranlea Primary School is a private primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 176 Messines Ridge Road (27°32′24″S 153°03′46″E / 27.5399°S 153.0628°E / -27.5399; 153.0628 (Yarranlea Primary School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 25 students with 4 teachers (2 full-time equivalent) and 4 non-teaching staff (2 full-time equivalent).==Sport== Mount Gravatt sport includes:

  • Easts Mt Gravatt rugby league club.
  • Mount Gravatt Australian Rules Football Club in the Queensland State League. The club were premiers in 2007.
  • The Mount Gravatt Hawks Soccer Club plays in the Brisbane Premier League.


Since the closure of the tram network in 1969, the public transport has been provided by buses operated by Brisbane Transport and a local bus company the Mount Gravatt Bus Service. The South East Busway is connected by a service from Mount Gravatt Central to the Busway terminal at Griffith University.

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