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GeographyEdit

Avoca is bordered by the Burnett River to the north and west, and the suburb of Millbank and Isis Highway to the east. Avoca is a mostly residential area, with some crops and light industry closer to the river.

HistoryEdit

Avoca State School opened its doors 29 January 1980. [3]

In the 2011 census, Avoca had a population of 5,045.[4]

EducationEdit

Avoca State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Twyford Street (24°53′01″S 152°18′48″E / 24.8836°S 152.3134°E / -24.8836; 152.3134 (Avoca State School)).[5][6] In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 363 students with 33 teachers (26 full-time equivalent) and 16 non-teaching staff (11 full-time equivalent).[7] It includes a special education program.[5]

There is no secondary school in Avoca. The nearest secondary school is in Bundaberg South.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Avoca (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018.  
  2. ^ "Avoca - suburb in Bundaberg Region (entry 44682)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  4. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Avoca (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 7 February 2014.  
  5. ^ a b "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Avoca State School". Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  7. ^ "ACARA School Profile 2017". Archived from the original on 22 November 2018. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  8. ^ "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.

External linksEdit

  • "Bundaberg suburbs". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.