Barnes Auto Co
Servicing Currumbin Waters

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Barnes Auto Co Services Provides Heavy Vehicle Towing in Currumbin Waters
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Working throughout South East Queensland & Northern New South Wales for Over 100 Years. Australia's largest Heavy Towing & Transportation provider. We ensure prompt dispatching for your convenience, along with a commitment in providing excellent customer service throughout our services.

specialists in heavy vehicle Towing and Truck Recovery. As a result Barnes Auto Co can handle all types of vehicles for your complete convenience.

In conclusion whether you need any heavy towing assistance or assisting in the transportation of equipment, know that Barnes Auto Co has the experience and expertise to get the job done.

About Currumbin Waters

Currumbin Waters is a suburb in the City of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. It borders New South Wales. In the 2021 census, Currumbin Waters had a population of 9,797 people.

Currumbin Waters is bounded to the south by the Queensland border with New South Wales, to the east by the Pacific Motorway, to the north by Guineas Creek Road, and to the west by Simpsons Road and Piggabeen Road.

Currumbin Creek flows through the suburb from the south-west (Currumbin Valley) towards the north (Palm Beach and Currumbin) where it enters the Coral Sea.

Currumbin Waters has a variety of land uses. North of the creek is residential. South of the creek there is an industrial estate in the north-east of the suburb (28°08′48″S 153°28′16″E / 28.1468°S 153.4711°E / -28.1468; 153.4711 (Currumbin Waters industrial estate)). There is a residential canal estate in the centre of the suburb (28°09′10″S 153°27′57″E / 28.1528°S 153.4657°E / -28.1528; 153.4657 (Currumbin Waters canal estate)) with normal residential use in the east. In the south-east of the locality the land is used for farming, mostly grazing on native vegetation (28°10′02″S 153°27′27″E / 28.1672°S 153.4576°E / -28.1672; 153.4576 (Currumbin Waters farmland)).

The name Currumbin Waters was originally a real estate development name. The name Currumbin is from the Bundjalung language (Ngaraangbal dialect), which means either high or high trees or may be a corruption of kurrohmin meaning kangaroo.

St Augustine's Catholic School was established in 1926 by the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart in Coolangatta. From 1950, the school was operated by Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception. On 27 January 1987, the school relocated to a new site in Currumbin Waters. In 1992, the sisters ended their association with the school which is now under lay administration.

Coolangatta Special School opened on 1 January 1979 in Coolangatta. On 1 July 2006, the school was relocated to Currumbin Waters and renamed Currumbin Community Special School.

In the 2011 census Currumbin Waters had a population of 8,883, 51.8% female and 48.2% male. The median age of the Currumbin Waters population was 42 years, 5 years above the national median of 37. 76.7% of people living in Currumbin Waters were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 5.3%, New Zealand 4.8%, Germany 0.7%, Scotland 0.6%, South Africa 0.5%. 91% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.5% German, 0.5% Japanese, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Italian.

In the 2016 census, Currumbin Waters had a population of 9,121 people.

In the 2021 census, Currumbin Waters had a population of 9,797 people.

St Augustine's Parish Primary School is a Catholic primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Galleon Way (28°09′01″S 153°27′34″E / 28.1502°S 153.4594°E / -28.1502; 153.4594 (St Augustine's Parish Primary School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 463 students with 32 teachers (25 full-time equivalent) and 17 non-teaching staff (10 full-time equivalent).

Currumbin Community Special School is a special government primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at 5 Hammersford Drive (28°09′07″S 153°28′21″E / 28.1519°S 153.4725°E / -28.1519; 153.4725 (Currumbin Community Special School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 87 students with 31 teachers (24 full-time equivalent) and 28 non-teaching staff (19 full-time equivalent).

There are no mainstream government primary nor secondary schools in Currumbin Waters. The nearest government primary schools are Elanora State School in neighbouring Elanora to the north and Currumbin State School in neighbouring Currumbin to the north-east. The nearest government secondary schools are Elanora State High School in Elanora and Palm Beach-Currumbin State High School in neighbouring Palm Beach to the north-east.

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Head Office: 81 Norbury Street, Coopers Plains, QLD 4108

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What we do

24/7 Heavy Vehicle Towing

Whether you need truck breakdown services or accident towing, emergency recovery, or transportation assistance we'll ensure you get the service you require.

Servicing Currumbin Waters

Areas serviced: Brisbane, Toowoomba, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Northern New South Wales - Operating hours: 24/7 - Australia Wide on special request.

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At Barnes Auto Co, we provide professional haulage services throughout Queensland & Northern NSW. With reliable roadside rescue for an affordable price.

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