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Badu or Badu Island, pronounced [‘ba:du:] in English, in Kala Lagaw Ya Badhu [badu], is an island in the Torres Strait 60 kilometres north of Thursday Island, Queensland, Australia. Badu Island is also a locality in the Torres Strait Island Region, and Wakaid is the only town, located on the south-east coast.

Badu Island

Living in regional Australia gives you access to a wealth of community services, such as hospitals, libraries, bars and eateries.

Data source: Department of Health Commonwealth declared hospitals [2021], Australia Post. Google [2021]

Amenities within 50km of Badu Island

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Post Office
Bars & Eateries
Groceries & Convenience

Badu Island

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Property in Badu Island

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Data source: ABS, [2019], LGA updated [2021]

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    Data source: ABS [2016, 2017]

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    Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, Wikipedia, 4icu.

    Schools And Universities in Badu Island

    Education within 25KM of Badu Island

    3 Childcare Centres
    tagai state college - moa island (st paul's ngurpay lag) kindergarten
    tagai state college - mabuiag island (mabuygiw ngurpay lag) kindergarten
    tagai state college - boigu island (malu kiyay ngurpay lag) kindergarten
    2 Primary Schools
    tagai state college - badu island campus
    our lady of the sacred heart school - hammond island campus

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