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Silkstone is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 3,480 (2016 census)
 • Density 1,740/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4304
Area 2.0 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) City of Ipswich
State electorate(s) Ipswich
Federal Division(s) Blair
Suburbs around Silkstone:
Newtown Booval Bundamba
Eastern Heights Silkstone Blackstone
Raceview Raceview Blackstone

Silkstone is a suburb in the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Silkstone had a population of 3,480 people.


Silkstone State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Molloy Street (27°37′08″S 152°47′05″E / 27.6190°S 152.7847°E / -27.6190; 152.7847 (Silkstone State School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 828 students with 64 teachers (59 full-time equivalent) and 35 non-teaching staff (25 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.

Claremont Special School is a special primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at 136a Robertson Road (27°37′46″S 152°47′15″E / 27.6295°S 152.7876°E / -27.6295; 152.7876 (Claremont Special School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 144 students with 44 teachers (34 full-time equivalent) and 43 non-teaching staff (31 full-time equivalent).

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