Carina, Queensland

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Carina
BrisbaneQueensland
Carina Shops.JPG
Old Cleveland Road
Population:9,201 [1]
Postcode:4152
Area:4.5 km² (1.7 sq mi)
Location:7 km (4 mi) east of Brisbane CBD
LGA:City of Brisbane
State/territory electorate(s):Bulimba, Chatsworth
Federal Division(s):Bonner, Griffith
Suburbs around Carina:
Seven HillsCannon HillTingalpa
Camp HillCarinaBelmont
Camp HillCarina HeightsCarindale
 
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Carina
BrisbaneQueensland
Carina Shops.JPG
Old Cleveland Road
Population:9,201 [1]
Postcode:4152
Area:4.5 km² (1.7 sq mi)
Location:7 km (4 mi) east of Brisbane CBD
LGA:City of Brisbane
State/territory electorate(s):Bulimba, Chatsworth
Federal Division(s):Bonner, Griffith
Suburbs around Carina:
Seven HillsCannon HillTingalpa
Camp HillCarinaBelmont
Camp HillCarina HeightsCarindale

Carina is an eastern suburb of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia about 7 kilometres from the Central Business District. It adjoins the suburbs of Carindale, Carina Heights, Cannon Hill and Camp Hill.

It is predominantly residential and was developed in the 1950s and 1960s. There are 4 schools in the suburb of Carina including St Martins primary school (Catholic Primary School), Carina State School, Mayfield State School and San Sisto College (Girls Catholic Secondary School). The Brisbane City Council has a large bus depot located in Creek Road. The crime rate is low.

Carina is close to Westfield Carindale. Travel to the Brisbane CBD is approx. 15 mins by car (off peak). Bus links are good to the city (approx. 15 min), and the railway station at Cannon Hill is located nearby.

Between 1960 and 1969 the suburb was served by trolleybuses operated by the Brisbane City Council, which ran along Stanley Road, terminating at the intersection of Creek Road.

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Carina State School[2] is officially in the suburb of Carindale,[3] although it adjoins the boundary which is the centreline of Creek Road at the front of the school . Carindale (a staged property development) and Carina Heights (a predominantely Housing Commission project) Suburbs were cut out of the original Carina locality. Carina is also home to the Carina Tigers Rugby League Football Club, who are sought out to be one of the top teams in the Brisbane district

Clem Jones Centre is a large sporting complex situated on Creek Road, Carina. Sports include Rugby League,[4] Netball, Hockey, Lawn Bowls, Baseball,[5] Basketball,[6] Tennis, Swimming,[7] Water Polo, Triathlon,[8] Cricket and Athletics,.[9][10]

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Coordinates: 27°29′S 153°06′E / 27.483°S 153.1°E / -27.483; 153.1