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Redland City, Queensland
Wentworth Drive, 2014
|Population||16,644 (2011 census)|
|Location||19 km (12 mi) from Brisbane GPO|
|State electorate(s)||Electoral district of Capalaba|
|Federal Division(s)||Division of Bowman|
The suburb has two large shopping and commercial centres with a mall and bus station, and light industrial zones surrounded by residential streets and bushland. Surrounding suburbs include Alexandra Hills, Birkdale, Sheldon, also in Redland City, and Burbank and Chandler, both of which lie within Brisbane.
There are several major schools in Capalaba, including Coolnwynpin State Primary School, St Luke's Catholic School (both Prep to Grade 7), and Capalaba State College (Prep to Grade 12).
A multi-cinema movie-theatre can be found at Capalaba Central shopping centre. The Redland City Library and Council Chambers and the bus interchange station are also located on the Capalaba Central premises.
In the 2011 Census the population of Capalaba was 16,644, 50.5% female and 49.5% male. The median/average age of the Capalaba population is 36 years of age, 1 year below the Australian average. 76.1% of people living in Capalaba were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand (6.1%), England (4.7%), South Africa (1.0%), Scotland (0.9%), and the Philippines (0.6%). 90.3% of people speak English as their first language, with Turkish, German, Hindi, Italian, and Greek each being spoken by 0.4% of the population.
The suburb is connected to the Garden City Bus Station and the adjacent Upper Mount Gravatt Busway Station by bus routes 260 and 262, operated by Mt Gravatt Bus Service on behalf of Translink. The suburb is also connected to the Carindale bus station and the Brisbane central business district by bus route 250, operated by Transdev Transport on behalf of Translink.
- Capalaba District Junior Rugby League Football Club (aka the Capalaba Warriors)
- Capalaba Bulldogs Soccer Club, who play in the Brisbane Premier League.
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- University of Queensland: Queensland Places: Capalaba
- Redland City Council Homepage
- Redlands Tourism
- Capalaba Community Info
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