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Rasmussen is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 4,456 (2016 census)
 • Density 810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4815
Area 5.5 km2 (2.1 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) City of Townsville
State electorate(s) Thuringowa
Federal Division(s) Herbert
Suburbs around Rasmussen:
Gumlow Condon Mount Stuart
Gumlow Rasmussen Mount Stuart
Gumlow Kelso Mount Stuart

Rasmussen is a suburb of Townsville in the City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Rasmussen had a population of 4,456 people.


Rasmussen State School is a government primary (Early Childhood-6) school for boys and girls at Allambie Lane (19°21′54″S 146°43′45″E / 19.3649°S 146.7292°E / -19.3649; 146.7292 (Rasmussen State School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 468 students with 39 teachers (37 full-time equivalent) and 28 non-teaching staff (19 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.

Good Shepherd Catholic School is a Catholic primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 65 Allambie Lane (19°21′51″S 146°43′28″E / 19.3643°S 146.7244°E / -19.3643; 146.7244 (Good Shepherd Catholic School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 309 students with 22 teachers (20 full-time equivalent) and 23 non-teaching staff (14 full-time equivalent).

There are no secondary schools in Rasmussen. The nearest government secondary school is Thuringowa State High School in neighbouring Condon to the north.

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