Banksia Beach, Queensland

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Banksia Beach
Bribie IslandQueensland
Population 5,482 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4507
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Pumicestone
Federal Division(s) Longman
Suburbs around Banksia Beach:
White Patch Welsby Woorim
Pumicestone Passage Banksia Beach Woorim
Pumicestone Passage Bellara Woorim

Banksia Beach is a suburb in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] It is on Bribie Island, approximately 49 kilometres (30 mi) north of Brisbane, the state capital.

The name refers to the plant genus banksia, which grows in the area.


In the 2011 Census the population of Beachmere is 3,888, 50.9% female and 49.1% male.[1] The median/average age of the Beachmere population is 44 years of age, 7 years above the Australian average. 74.2% of people living in Banksia Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 8.1%, New Zealand 4.7%, Netherlands 1%, South Africa 0.9%, Germany 0.8%. 92.4% of people speak English as their first language 0.6% German, 0.6% Dutch, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Afrikaans, 0.3% Italian.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Banksia Beach (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2012-07-07. 
  2. ^ "Banksia Beach (entry 45491)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 

Coordinates: 27°02′S 153°08′E / 27.033°S 153.133°E / -27.033; 153.133