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Morningside

Morningside

Morningside is a suburb in the south-east of Brisbane, Australia, surrounded by Cannon Hill, Norman Park and Hawthorne. Morningside's postal code is 4170. The old suburb of Colmslie was merged into Morningside. At the corner of Bennetts and Wynnum Roads is the historic Bulimba Cemetery (also known as the Balmoral Cemetery) dating from 1875. Morningside started off as a rural area with small dairy and tobacco farms before becoming a popular residential area in the post-war boom. There is one primary school, Morningside State School, located on Pashen St. There are also two high schools located in Morningside, one state run and the other private. Balmoral State High School is located on Thynne Rd and Lytton Road while Cannon Hill Anglican College is situated on the corner of Junction Road and Krupp Street. Wynnum Road is the major road that goes through Morningside, with retail stores found along it. There are also two shopping centres in Morningside. "Morningside Central" is located on the corner of Junction Road and Wynnum Road while directly opposite on the other side of Junction Road is the newly-constructed "Colmslie Plaza". Both of these shopping centres are centred around a supermarket with "Morningside Central" housing a Woolworths supermarket while "Colmslie Plaza" possesses Coles supermarket. The Colmslie Hotel is a popular bar located next to the "Colmslie Plaza" and has a Restaurant, two separate bars, Gaming room and a TAB as well as accommodation and a bottle shop. Morningside railway station provides regular services to the CBD and beyond. Morningside is 5 km from the Brisbane CBD