Boronia Heights, Queensland

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Boronia Heights
Logan CityQueensland
Population 7,604 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4124
Location 27 km (17 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Logan City
State electorate(s) Algester
Federal Division(s) Rankin
Suburbs around Boronia Heights:
Forestdale Hillcrest Regents Park
Greenbank Boronia Heights Park Ridge
Greenbank Greenbank Park Ridge

Boronia Heights is a suburb of Logan City, Queensland, Australia.[2]

Geography[edit]

Boronia Heights lies to the west of Park Ridge.

History[edit]

Boronia Heights was known as the Logan Ridges through to the early 1890s.[3]

Boronia Heights State School opened on 29 January 1990.[4]

Boronia Heights was gazetted as a suburb in October 1991 and was named after the first residential housing estate in the area.[2][3]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Boronia Heights is 7,604, 51.6% female and 48.4% male.[1]

The median/average age of the Boronia Heights population is 30 years of age, 7 years below the Australian average.[1]

71.4% of people living in Boronia Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 7.4%, England 3.4%, Philippines 1.1%, India 0.9%, Fiji 0.7%.[1]

83.6% of people speak English as their first language 1.3% Samoan, 0.8% Urdu, 0.8% Hindi, 0.7% German, 0.5% Mandarin.[1]

Education[edit]

The Boronia Heights State School, a government primary (P-7) school, is located at 194 Middle Road (27°41′05″S 153°01′04″E / 27.684716°S 153.017723°E / -27.684716; 153.017723 (Boronia Heights State School)).[5]

Amenities[edit]

The Boronia Bushland Reserve offers opportunities for bushwalking, barbecues and picnics. The bushland is home to many species of Australian fauna including eastern grey kangaroos, bandicoots, goannas, possums and koalas. The area has many scribbly gums[disambiguation needed], characterised by the scribbly lines on the otherwise smooth grey trunks.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Boronia Heights (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Boronia Heights (entry 45253)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 7 May 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Boronia Heights". Suburbs. Logan City Council. Retrieved 7 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 7 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Queensland State and Non-State Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 7 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "Boronia Bushland Reserve". Parks Directory. Logan City Council. Retrieved 7 May 2014. 

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