The Hawthorne cinema
|• Density||3,410/km2 (8,800/sq mi)|
|Area||1.4 km2 (0.5 sq mi)|
|Location||4 km (2 mi) E of Brisbane CBD|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane|
Hawthorne is an inner suburb of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia located in the City of Brisbane. It is 4 kilometres (2 mi) east of the Brisbane central business district. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 4,775.
Hawthorne started as a farming district in the 1860s, and was gradually subdivided as Brisbane grew. This was helped by the introduction of ferry and tram services.
In the 2011 Census the population of Hawthorne is 4,775, 50.5% female and 49.5% male.
The median/average age of the Hawthorne population is 33 years of age, 4 years below the Australian average.
71.3% of people living in Hawthorne were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 5.1%, New Zealand 3.9%, Scotland 0.9%, United States of America 0.9%, South Africa 0.8%.
85.5% of people speak English as their first language 0.8% Spanish, 0.7% Greek, 0.6% French, 0.4% Japanese, 0.4% Italian.
Hawthorne has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
The Hawthorne Cinema complex, on Hawthorne Road, is a classic theatre, opened in the 1940s it contains a large curved screen - one of the largest in Brisbane, as well as 2 smaller screens. It is part of the Cineplex Australia chain of cinemas, also including the Balmoral, Southbank and the (newly opened) Victoria Point cinema complexes. Hawthorne is home to several parks, and has numerous public transport options and a CityCat stop. Lourdes Hill College is an independent girls college in the heart of Hawthorne, that opened in 1916.
Hawthorne is well serviced by public transport with Bus, CityCat and close proximity to Morningside railway station. Hawthorne is located in zone 2 of the TransLink integrated public transport system.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Hawthorne (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 May 2013.
- Gregory, Helen; Dianne Mclay (2010). Building Brisbane's History: Structure, Sculptures, Stories and Secrets. Warriewood, New South Wales: Woodslane Press. p. 112. ISBN 9781921606199.
- "Hawthorne Ferry Terminal & Hardcastle Park (entry 17013)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
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