Camira, a residential suburb at the eastern end of the City of Ipswich, is 21 km south-west of central Brisbane. It adjoins the Greenbank Military Camp and Carole Park where there is an industrial estate.
A suburb of the 1970s, with a larger area than now, it was substantially developed within its present boundaries, but not beyond. Contemporary maps indicated that Camira spread south and west of its present area, taking in numerous tributaries of the Woogaroo Creek. Those areas, however, have been detached and developed as Springfield, Springfield Lakes and Augustine Heights.
Camira was formally named in 1972, and the name reputedly derived from an Aboriginal word (language unknown) meaning windy.
Camira's primary school was opened in 1974. There are local shops in Old Logan Road and several parks along Sandy Creek which runs down from the military camp and northwards through Camira to Carole Park. The area's Aboriginal heritage is preserved by a bora ring near Sandy Creek, on the south side of Kertes Road, at its eastern end.
Camira's census populations have been: