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Carbrook

 

Postcode:4130  |  Distance To Brisbane CBD: 40 KM

 

 

Carbrook was previously called Gramzow, a name of German origin. The German name was anglicised in 1916 during the First World War.
 

Location

About 40km south of Brisbane CBD

 

Features

Rural area with acreage properties

 

Cable Ski Park
Carbrook is home to one of three operating cable parks in Australia. Situated next to the Logan River, Cable Ski Logan is suitable for the first time kneeboarder to the experienced wakeboarder.

History
Carbrook was originally known as Gramzow after the village of Gramzow, Uckermark, Northern Germany, the name being given to it by the early German settlers who arrived in 1867. During World War 1, German names were unpopular and many German-sounding placenames were changed. In 1916, Gramzow's school and post office were renamed Carbrook. Until 1949, Carbrook was within the Shire of Tingalpa.

Heritage listings
Carbrook has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

 

Mt Cotton Road: Carbrook Lutheran Cemetery

445 - 469 Beenleigh Redland Bay Rd: Fachwerk Farmhouse

597-605 Beenleigh-Redland Bay Road: Old Carbrook State School

 

Golf course
The Carbrook Golf Club is located at the edge of a creek that leads into the ocean nearby. More than a dozen bull sharks reportedly inhabit a lake at the edge of the golf course, and locals claim that the sharks likely arrived there following a flood in the 1990s.

Recreational areas and schools
Carbrook hosts three functioning schools, two of which are private. There is one state school that is functioning and one that is monumental: Old Carbrook State School. A caravan park is adjacent to the cable ski park (See above). Fishing is favoured in various places by the Logan River. Wirunya hostel in situated in the vicinity.
 

Profile

Carbrook was previously called Gramzow, a name of German origin. The German name was Anglicised during the First World War.  Carbrook is a rural area with many homes located on acreage-size land. The Logan River is a major feature of the suburb and flows along the common border between Logan City and Gold Coast City. The river runs the length of Carbrook and there are a number of recreational areas, parks, boat ramps and a jetty, that provide easy access to the river. Another major feature of Cabrook is its wetlands which attracts a variety of bird-life. There is a primary school located in Mount Cotton about five minutes away as well as a number of secondary schools nearby as well. The closest shopping centre is located in Loganholme eight minutes away. Residents can acccess trains into Brisbane or the Gold Coast via the Cleveland or Beenleigh lines about 15 minutes away

 

 

 

 

 

 

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