COOMINYA

Coominya is another small Brisbane River community that is experiencing growth on the back of the proximity to Ipswich and Brisbane. Coominya today is a very small place, but does have a very attractive Catholic Church, that in itself is worth the short diversion to visit.

Coominya is a town is located in the Somerset Region LGA, 83 kilometres (52 mi) west of the state capital, Brisbane and approximately 2 km from Wivenhoe Dam.

Coominya is known for its fresh produce, scenery and wildlife including lorikeet parrots, koalas, and kangaroos. The major employer is the nearby abattoir.

Facilities in Coominya include a post office, a general store, a cafe and a pub Coominya has its own primary school, but the nearest high school is in Lowood.

Attractions in the Coominya area include the historic Bellevue homestead, moved from Wivenhoe Dam to Coominya.

What is very apparent within the community of Coominya is the level of social wellbeing. Coominya appears to be a very happy place.

The Coominya United and Anglican Churches are present.

The Coominya War Memorial is sited opposite the Post Office.

There is not a real reason to visit but the Catholic Church beckons.

 

Fireplace   Dump Station
General Store Bottled Gas
  Internet   Caravan
  Camping   4WD
Kitchen Facilities Disabled access
  Laundry Toilets
  Campervans Accommodation
Meals   Airport
Pets Allowed   Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
  Scenic Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
Stream Water   Walking tracks
  Rotary Club Lions Club
  Gymnasium   Gardens
Winery   Whitewater Rafting
  Surfing   Skydiving
  Skiing   Scenic Flights
Postal Service Police
  Movie Location   Mountain Biking
  Kayaking   Jet Boating
Information Hospital
  Hang Gliding   Golf Course