Chandler, Queensland

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Chandler
Brisbane City CouncilQueensland
Population 1,422 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4155
Location 15 km (9 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Brisbane City Council
State electorate(s) Electoral district of Chatsworth
Federal Division(s) Division of Bonner
Suburbs around Chandler:
Belmont Gumdale Capalaba West
Burbank Chandler Capalaba West
Mackenzie Burbank Capalaba

Chandler is an outer suburb of Brisbane, Australia 14 kilometres (9 mi) south-east of the CBD.

Chandler was named after Sir John Beals Chandler and is a semi-rural suburb comprising almost entirely of areage residential properties. The suburb is close to major shopping precincts Westfield Carindale, Moreton Bay and is 15km from Brisbane CBD.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Chandler is 1,422, 50.4% female and 49.6% male.

The median/average age of the Chandler population is 42 years of age, 5 years above the Australian average.

78.9% of people living in Chandler were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 3.4%, New Zealand 2.3%, Italy 1%, Fiji 0.9%, and India 0.8%.

85.2% of people speak English as their first language 2% Italian, 1.5% Greek, 0.9% Vietnamese, 0.5% Hindi, 0.4% Dutch.

Sports[edit]

The Sleeman Sports Complex is located at the corner of Old Cleveland & Tilley Roads, Chandler.[2] It provides facilities for a wide range of sports including:

  • BMX Supercross Track
  • Brisbane Aquatic Centre
  • Chandler Arena (used for indoor soccer, basketball, badminton, volleyball, martial arts, and ballroom dancing)
  • Chandler Velodrome
  • Dry Diving Training Hall
  • Gymnastics Training Hall
  • State Weightlifting Centre
  • fitness centre for cardio, weight training, aerobics and spinning

together with facilities such as an auditorium, accommodation and gardens.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Chandler, Qld (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Contact Us". Sleeman Sports Complex. Retrieved 8 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Sleeman Facilities". Sleeman Sports Complex. Retrieved 8 February 2014. 

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Coordinates: 27°30′50″S 153°09′22″E / 27.514°S 153.156°E / -27.514; 153.156