Pro Drive Driver Education at Calamvale

Driving Lessons Calamvale

Pro Drive Driving School provides Car and Truck Driving Lessons in Calamvale with a Qualifies Driving Instructor. 

Our Highly Trained Car instructors will assist you to obtain a driving licence for either a car or truck.

Pro Drive Driving School have an extremely high pass rate for our students because we focus on teaching proper driving skills and developing the student’s confidence, almost every Pro Drive student passes their test the first time. Our instructors will advise you when they know you are a ready to take the test. When the time comes, we will organise your test for you.

Calamvale is a southern suburb of the City of BrisbaneQueensland, Australia. A relatively large suburb, it adjoins StrettonParkinsonSunnybank HillsAcacia RidgeAlgester and Drewvale. It is 18 kilometres (11 mi) from the Brisbane central business district and close to the Karawatha Forest.

Calamvale was named after James Calam, an early settler and prominent landowner in the area. The Calam family built their homestead on a hill at the top of Calam Road near Beaudesert Road. The area was known as Calamvale long before it was officially listed as a suburb in 1972. In 1984, the Calams sold the homestead to the McGuire family, who built the Calamvale Hotel on the land. Urbanisation took place in the early 1990s, and development took place in several stages.

Calamvale State School opened in 1955. In 2002 a secondary school component was added to the State School to create Calamvale Community College. Calamvale Special School opened in 1985.

In 1977 the Anglican Church of the Holy Spirit began with a small congregation meeting at the library of the Algester State School. In 1979 land was purchased in Algester Road and a kit home was built for a rectory with the first service being conducted on 21 October new church baptism on 4 November 1979. In 1980 St Alban's Anglican Church at Acacia Ridge was decommissioned and the church building relocated to the Algester Road site to be used as a parish hall. The Anglican Archbishop of BrisbaneJohn Grindrod, laid the foundation stone for the new church building on 4 July 1981 with the first service being held in the church on 9 August 1981 with its official dedication on 18 October conducted again by John Grindrod. All debts having been paid, Archbishop Peter Hollingworth consecrated the new church on 29 May 1993.

  • At the 2016 census the population of Calamvale was 17,124, 51% female and 49% male.
  • The median age of the Calamvale population was 32 years of age, 6 years below the Australian median.
  • 39.0% of people were born in Australia. The next most common countries of birth were China 14.9%, India 4.7%, Taiwan 4.4%, New Zealand 3.7% and Hong Kong 3.1%.
  • 38.4% of people spoke only English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 21.8%, Cantonese 7.2%, Korean 3.4%, Punjabi 2.3% and Vietnamese 1.9%
  • The most common responses for religion were No Religion, so described 34.0% and Catholic 14.9%.
  • The median household income was $1,611, higher than the Queensland and Australian median. The median mortgage repayments is $1,800 per month.
  • The most common occupations included professionals 24.5%, clerical and administrative workers 14.6%, technicians and trades workers 11.9%, managers 10.7%, and sales workers 10.7%.
  • Of occupied private dwellings, 24.0% were owned outright, 41.5% were owned with a mortgage and 32.2% were rented.

According to the 2016 census, Calamvale includes the largest Macedonian Australian community of any suburb in Queensland, numbering 76 individuals and making up 0.5% of the suburb's population.

The schools in Calamvale include Calamvale Community College (which combines a primary and a secondary school), Stretton State College (Prep year to Year 10), and Calamvale Special School.

The Anglican Church of the Holy Spirit is at 362 Algester Road

The Calamvale Leopards are the local Australian Football League team.

No train stations are in Calamvale, although Altandi and Runcorn train stations are only about a five-minute drive away. Travel to the Brisbane CBD is roughly 30 minutes (off-peak) by car, 40–55 minutes by bus, and 30–45 minutes by train from Runcorn and Altandi railway stations.

Calamvale is serviced by nine bus routes operated by Brisbane Transport and Park Ridge Transit, as listed below. It is in Zone 2 of the TransLink zoning scheme.

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