Pro Drive Driver Education at Crestmead

Driving Lessons Crestmead

Pro Drive Driving School provides Car and Truck Driving Lessons in Crestmead 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.

Crestmead is a suburb of the City of LoganQueensland, Australia. At the 2016 census, the suburb recorded a population of 12,153.

Out of Crestmead's population 50.5% are female and 49.5% male. The median age of the Crestmead population was 28 years, 10 years below the national median of 38, with 64.2% of people living in Crestmead were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 10.9%, England 2.1%, Samoa 2.1%, Philippines 1.2%, Cambodia 0.7%. 73.9% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 4.3% Samoan, 1.2% Khmer, 1.0% Hmong, 0.9% Arabic, 0.7% Hindi.

In 1885, a number of Swedish immigrants from the ship Chyebassa established farms in the area. Early crops included oats, maize, potatoes and turnips. Horses and cattle were grazed and timber was cut. The Swedish settlement included O.Trulson, M.Trulson, M.Stjernqvist, M.Swensen, P.Swensen, N.Stjernqvist and P.Abrahamsen. Other early settlers were John and George Hubner who took up farms in 1893. Although the district acquired the unofficial name of Hubner from the Hubner family, when the (then) local government Shire of Beaudesert tried to formalise it in 1987, it was instead decided to name the area Crestmead after a local housing estate.

On 24 December 2012, 80 workers at the Dairy Farmers factory in the Crestmead Industrial Estate staged a protest at the factory to protest pay rates; the protest included blocking access to milk tankers. A very large number of police attended and protestors clashed with police.

There are two schools in Crestmead.

Crestmead State School, a government primary (P-6) school, is located at 27–61 Augusta Street. Crestmead State School is a very popular primary school and has become one of the largest public primary schools in the state with enrolments now exceeding 1410. It opened on 23 January 1984 and was recognized in 2017 with new status as an Independent Public School (IPS). In 2019 Crestmead State School celebrated its 35th (Coral) Jubilee in September, which attracted a large crowd of past students, staff, supporters and dignitaries. The event was notable for the tribute of naming the school hall in honour of the foundation principal, Gavin Bird. A history of the school and local area was published to commemorate the event, edited by long-term teacher Jean Murdoch, entitled "We are Crestmead State School".

St Francis College, a Roman Catholic primary and secondary (P-12) school, is located at 64 Julie Street.

The Crestmead Industrial Estate is located on the western side of the suburb. It has lot sizes ranging from 1,800 square metres to 2.6 hectares. It is suitable for light to medium industry and businesses can operate 24 hours a day.

Numbellie Karulboo Community Centre, provided by St Francis College, 2014

Crestmead Community Centre is in Crestmead Community Park and can be accessed from Gimlet Street. It comprises a hall, small meeting rooms and kitchen facilities. A range of activities including dancing and health clinics operate from the centre.

Numbellie Karulboo Community Centre is provided on the grounds of St Francis College by the college for use by the community. 'Numbellie Karulboo' means 'everybody together' in the Yuggera and Yugambeh languages. It hosts an indigenous dance group, children's playgroups and cross-cultural programs.

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