Edens Landing, Queensland

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Edens Landing
Logan CityQueensland
Edens Landing and Logan City.jpg
Homes along an elevated ridge with other Logan City suburbs in the background, 2014
Population 5,177 (2011)[1]
Location 33 km (21 mi) south of Brisbane CBD
LGA(s) Logan City
State electorate(s) Waterford
Federal Division(s) Forde
Suburbs around Edens Landing:
Bethania Loganholme Holmview
Waterford Edens Landing Holmview
Waterford Holmview Holmview

Edens Landing is a residential suburb located south of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, within the Logan City municipality. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 5,177.[1]

History[edit]

The current suburb of Edens Landing is a recent settlement developed by Leighton Holdings. It was originally called Holmview Heights. There is a street named after the original developers, Leighton Drive. Edens Landing was established in 1984-5 when Henry Edens, a man involved in the timber industry, allowed Leighton Holdings to clear the land, this was the start of many business dealings that lead to Edens acquiring the land and beginning the residential settlement.[2]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Edens Landing is 5,177, 50.8% female and 49.2% male.[1] The median/average age of the Edens Landing population is 31 years of age, 6 years below the Australian average. 70.5% of people living in Edens Landing were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 8.7%, England 4.5%, Scotland 0.9%, Philippines 0.7%, Afghanistan 0.5%. 86.6% of people speak English as their first language 0.8% Samoan, 0.6% Spanish, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% German, 0.3% Japanese.

Education[edit]

Edens Landing State Primary School was founded in 1997 as a public government owned primary education school. Located at Jamie Nicolson Avenue, the school has an enrolment of 746 students.[3] The school has a large oval for school sporting events as well as tennis, netball and basketball courts, with a small field located in the upper region of the school.[4]

Sporting[edit]

Located off Loane Drive is Edens Landing's only sporting establishment. A rugby league club, The Edens Landing Dragons formed in 1993 operated on Leighton fields. The club offers teams from under 7's to Opens, participating in a number of competitions in Brisbane.[5]

Transportation[edit]

Edens Landing is serviced by the Logan City bus company with bus 562 making stops along the main street of Castile Crescent. This bus service connects at the Loganholme bus station and interchange (located adjacent to the Logan Hyperdome shopping centre) with a variety of bus services to the Brisbane CBD. Edens Landing also has a train station that is part of the Beenleigh railway line.[6]

Health[edit]

Edens Landing has its own medical centre and pharmacy located on Castile Crescent in the Edens Landing shop complex.[7]

Shopping[edit]

Edens Landing has a number of shops most of which are located on a small complex near leighton fields on Castile Crescent, these include, the daycare centre, medical centre, spa general shop, pharmacy, fish & chip shop, newsagent, bakery, hairdresser and an Asian take-out store. Other shops located in Edens Landing is a real estate agent located on Leighton Drive.[8]

Religion[edit]

Currently Edens Landing has only one religious service, a Seventh-day Adventist Church.[9]

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Coordinates: 27°42′17″S 153°10′8″E / 27.70472°S 153.16889°E / -27.70472; 153.16889