Bethania, a residential suburb with a hobby farm area on the locality once known as German Pocket, is located 25 km south-east of central Brisbane. Once in the Gold Coast City local government area, Bethania was transferred to Logan City in 2008.

Further Reading: 

Ray Holzheimer, The Bethania Germans: a history of the German settlers and their descendants at and around Bethania, Queensland from 1864, Bethania, R Holzheimer, 2004

Margaret Jenner, ed, Bethania, the early years, Bethania, Bethania 125 Committee, 1989

F. Otto Thiele, One hundred years of the Lutheran Church in Queensland, Brisbane, Publication Committee of the Queensland District, United Evangelical Lutheran Church in Australia, 1938


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