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Babinda P-12 State School is a single campus P-12 school situated in the township of Babinda, approximately 60 km south of Cairns. It is located within the Cairns Coastal District and is the largest member of the cluster of schools which includes McDonnell Creek, Bellenden Ker, Miriwinni and Bartle Frere.

Babinda P-12 State School is set in an attractive semi-rural environment with Queensland's highest peak, Mt Bartle Frere as its backdrop. The school's buildings are set on 9.1 ha of attractively landscaped grounds with excellent sporting ovals and playground facilities.

Bus transport

A number of Bus services are available in the area for student transport to school. Currently these are:

  • Ganly’s Bus Service which operates on the North side of Babinda to Fishery Falls
  • Hyland’s Bus Service which operates on the South side of Babinda to Waugh’s Pocket
  • Tsakissiris’ Bus Service which operates on the East side of Babinda to Bramston Beach

Financial assistance

The State Government’s School Transport Assistance Scheme provides financial assistance to families to enable students to attend school. Please check out the below links or talk to the bus companies directly for further information on financial assistance.

School Transport Assistance Scheme website

School Transport Assistance Scheme Information brochure (PDF, 1418 KB)