Mackenzie, Queensland

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Mackenzie
BrisbaneQueensland
Population 1,844 (2011 census)
 • Density 239.5/km2 (620/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4156
Area 7.7 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Location 13 km (8 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s) Brisbane City Council
State electorate(s) Mansfield
Federal Division(s) Bonner
Suburbs around Mackenzie:
Carindale Belmont Chandler
Mansfield Mackenzie Burbank
Wishart Rochedale Burbank

Mackenzie is a small suburb located in the south-east of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.[1] This is a suburb containing no large or small shopping centres. The area is partially covered by undeveloped bushland. Mount Petrie is located in Mackenzie.[2]

There are two churches,[3] one school, Mount Petrie State School and a single petrol station located in Mackenzie. A number of residential estates with hundreds of new houses have been built in this suburb in the last decade.

It takes 20-25 minutes to drive the 20 kilometres (12 mi) to the Brisbane CBD via the South East Freeway (off-peak).[2] Neighbouring suburbs include Belmont, Carindale, Mansfield, Rochedale, Upper Mount Gravatt, Wishart, Burbank and Chandler. Major roads such as Mount Gravatt - Capalaba Road and Gateway Motorway run through Mackenzie.

Mt Gravatt Bus services around Mackenzie, buses can access to Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Garden City and City.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Mackenzie is 1,844, 50.5% female and 49.5% male.

The median/average age of the Mackenzie population is 36 years of age, 1 year below the Australian average.

71.4% of people living in Mackenzie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 3.1%, New Zealand 3.1%, South Africa 2.8%, Sri Lanka 1.5%, Hong Kong 1.1%.

79.5% of people speak English as their first language 2.6% Cantonese, 2.3% Greek, 1.4% Sinhalese, 1.3% Afrikaans, 1% Serbian.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome to Mackenzie Queensland 4156.". yoursuburb.com.au. Retrieved 13 April 2008. 
  2. ^ a b "History of Mackenzie". OurBrisbane. Retrieved 13 April 2008. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Wedding Venues - Churches". weddingqld.com. Retrieved 13 April 2008.  Note: Two churches located in Mackenzie.

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Coordinates: 27°32′41″S 153°07′17″E / 27.54472°S 153.12139°E / -27.54472; 153.12139