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 Bartle Frere, Bellenden Ker, McDonnell Creek and Miriwinni.
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 sporting ovals and playground facilities.
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 including Howard Kennedy Drive (Nth), Clyde Road, Bellenden Ker, McDonnell Creek, Fishery Falls and surrounding areas. For more information phone Kev and Lara Ganly on 4067 5265 or 0407 699 272.
Ganly's Bus Service also operates on the South side of Babinda including Howard Kennedy Drive (Sth), MIriwinni, Woopen Creek, Bartle Frere and surrounding areas. For more information phone Kev and Lara Ganly on 4067 5265 or 0407 699 272.
Tsakissiris’ Bus Service which operates on the East side of Babinda to Bramston Beach. For more information phone Joan and George Tsakissiris on 4067 4135.
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 on the Department's website