East Toowoomba, Queensland

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East Toowoomba
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Population 5,676 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 1,351/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4350
Area 4.2 km2 (1.6 sq mi)
Location 2 km (1 mi) E of Toowoomba
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s) Toowoomba North
Federal Division(s) Groom
Suburbs around East Toowoomba:
North Toowoomba Mount Lofty Mount Lofty
Toowoomba City East Toowoomba Redwood
South Toowoomba South Toowoomba Rangeville

East Toowoomba is a suburb of Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, located 2 kilometres (1 mi) from the central business district. At the 2011 Australian Census they recorded a population of 5,675.[1] The east and south of the suburb is crossed by the Warrego Highway.


The suburb contains the main Bridge Street campus of Southern Queensland Institute of TAFE, and two elite independent schools, Toowoomba Grammar School (boys) and Fairholme College (girls).

In addition, the suburb contains Toowoomba Preparatory School, Toowoomba East State School (1887) and Mater Dei Primary School (Catholic, 1917).

Toowoomba East State School is Toowoomba's largest primary school with 950 students attending.



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  3. "Toowoomba Queens Park and Botanic Gardens (entry 601607)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 4 June 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>