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StateLibQld 1 114044 Aerial view of Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, ca. 1925.jpg
Aerial view of Petrie Terrace, ca. 1925. Morrows biscuit factory (later to become Arnott Morrows) on River Road (renamed Coronation Drive in 1937), Milton, in the foreground.
Petrie Terrace is located in Queensland
Petrie Terrace
Petrie Terrace
Location in Queensland
Population 1,124 (2016 census)
 • Density 3,700/km2 (9,600/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4000
Area 0.3 km2 (0.1 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 2.1 km (1 mi) W of Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(Paddington Ward)
State electorate(s) McConnel
Federal Division(s) Brisbane
Suburbs around Petrie Terrace:
Paddington Red Hill Kelvin Grove
Spring Hill
Paddington Petrie Terrace Brisbane City
Milton Brisbane City Brisbane City

Petrie Terrace is an inner suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Petrie Terrace had a population of 1,124 people.


In Petrie Terrace, 60.9% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 4.1%, England 3.3%, Ireland 1.7%, Scotland 1.2% and Italy 0.6%.

Heritage listings

Petrie Terrace has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:


In 2007-2008 the former Petrie Terrace Police Depot was converted to a retail precinct called The Barracks, which contains cinemas, restaurants, shops and offices with underground car parking. The heritage buildings have been incorporated in the development. The Barracks has a walkway connection through to Roma Street railway station.


Albert Park Flexible Learning Centre is a Catholic secondary (11-12) school at 1 Hale Street (27°27′57″S 153°00′39″E / 27.4659°S 153.0108°E / -27.4659; 153.0108 (Albert Park Flexible Learning Centre)). It provides secondary education through flexible formats to young men and women aged between 14 and 25 years, including those caring for young children. In 2018, it had an enrolment of 104 students with 7 teachers (5.8 full-time equivalent) and 11 non-teaching staff (5.5 full-time equivalent).

There are no mainstream schools in Petrie Terrace. The nearest government primary school is Petrie Terrace State School, which, despite its name, is within the neighbouring suburb of Paddington to the west. The nearest government secondary school is Kelvin Grove State College in neighbouring Kelvin Grove to the north.

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