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Carina QLD


Postcode: 4152

Carina is a suburb on the southside of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. 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, Carina State School, Mayfield State School and San Sisto College. The Brisbane City Council has a large bus depot located in Creek Road. 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.

Carina State School is officially in the suburb of Carindale, although it adjoins the boundary which in the vicinity of the school is the centreline of Creek Road. Carindale (a staged property development) and Carina Heights (a predominantely Housing Commission project) Suburbs were cut out of the original Carina locality.