Broadview, South Australia

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Broadview
AdelaideSouth Australia
Population 3,597 (2006 Census)[1]
3,516 (2001 Census)[2]
Established 1915[3]
Postcode(s) 5083[4]
Location 6 km (4 mi) N of Adelaide city centre[4]
LGA(s) City of Port Adelaide Enfield
City of Prospect
State electorate(s) Enfield (2011)[5]
Federal Division(s) Adelaide (2011)[6]
Suburbs around Broadview:
Enfield Clearview Greenacres
Sefton Park Broadview Manningham
Nailsworth Collinswood Walkerville

Broadview is a suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. It is located in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield and the City of Prospect.

History[edit]

The suburb was laid out in 1915 by C. H. Angas and K. D. Bowman.[3]

Broadview Post Office did not open until 20 November 1945 and closed in 1987.[7]

Geography[edit]

Broadview lies astride Regency Road and has Hampstead Road as its eastern boundary.[8]

Demographics[edit]

The 2006 Census by the Australian Bureau of Statistics counted 3,597 persons in Broadview on census night. Of these, 46.4% were male and 53.6% were female.[1]

The majority of residents (74.8%) are of Australian birth, with an additional 4.3% identifying England as their country of birth.[1]

The age distribution of Broadview residents is similar to that of the greater Australian population. 70.9% of residents were over 25 years in 2006, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 29.1% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.[1]

Facilities and attractions[edit]

Parks[edit]

Broadview Oval is located between Collingrove Avenue and McInnes Avenue and includes a playground and croquet lawns which are the home to the Broadview Croquet Club.[8] The oval is the home ground for the Broadview Football Club, the "Tigers", who play in the South Australian Amateur Football League, and is also used for Archery. Adjacent to the oval and croquet lawns are tennis courts which is the home of the Broadview Tennis Club.

Transportation[edit]

Roads[edit]

The suburb is serviced by Regency Road and by Hampstead Road, which forms its eastern boundary.[8]

Public transport[edit]

Broadview is serviced by public transport run by the Adelaide Metro.[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Broadview (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 April 2011. 
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (9 March 2006). "Broadview (State Suburb)". 2001 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Place Names of South Australia". The Manning Index of South Australian History. State Library of South Australia. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Broadview, South Australia (Adelaide)". Postcodes-Australia. Postcodes-Australia.com. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Electoral Districts - Electoral District for the 2010 Election". Electoral Commission SA. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  6. ^ "Find my electorate". Australian Electoral Commission. 15 April 2011. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  7. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 26 May 2011. 
  8. ^ a b c Adelaide and surrounds street directory (47th ed.). UBD. 2009. ISBN 978-0-7319-2336-6. 
  9. ^ "Public Transport in Adelaide". Adelaide Metro official website. Dept. for Transport, Energy and Infrastructure, Public Transport Division. 12 January 2011. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 

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Coordinates: 34°52′23″S 138°36′50″E / 34.873°S 138.614°E / -34.873; 138.614