Hendra, a residential suburb, is seven km north-east of central Brisbane. It is bounded by the Kedron Brook outfall (Schultz Canal) on the north, and the main road to Nudgee bisects it. It was on this road that the Hendra primary school was opened in 1864, drawing pupils from the farms around Ascot and Clayfield. Named Eagle Farm, the school was renamed Hendra in 1908. The suburb's name came from the station on the Eagle Farm railway line (1882), apparently bestowed by the Railways Commissioner.

Further Reading: 

Hendra State School 125th anniversary celebrations, souvenir booklet, Hendra, Hendra State School, 1989


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