Nudgee, Queensland

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Nudgee
BrisbaneQueensland
Coordinates 27°22′16″S 153°05′24″E / 27.371°S 153.090°E / -27.371; 153.090Coordinates: 27°22′16″S 153°05′24″E / 27.371°S 153.090°E / -27.371; 153.090
Population 2,856 (2011)[1]
 • Density 921/km2 (2,390/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4014
Area 3.1 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
Location 13 km (8 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
State electorate(s) Nudgee
Federal Division(s) Lilley
Suburbs around Nudgee:
Boondall Nudgee Beach Nudgee Beach
Banyo Nudgee Brisbane Airport
Banyo Banyo Brisbane Airport

Nudgee is a suburb of Brisbane, Australia. It is 13 kilometres (8 mi) north of the CBD.

Nudgee was part of the Toombul Shire Council until 1925 when it was absorbed by the Brisbane City Council.

Nudgee can be accessed by train, with its train station providing Shorncliffe services and train services to the city.

The name Nudgee is believed to be derived from the Indigenous (Oondumbi/Undumbi clan) words N'mugi or Na'dah, meaning the 'home of wild ducks'.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Nudgee is 2,856, 53% female and 47% male.

The median/average age of the Nudgee population is 37 years of age.

78% of people living in Nudgee were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 3.6%, England 2.5%, India 2.3%, Philippines 1.8%, Ireland 0.9%.

88.1% of people speak English as their first language 1.3% Filipino, 1.1% Punjabi, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.6% German, 0.6% Mandarin.

Transport[edit]

Nudgee railway station provides access to regular Citytrain services to Brisbane and Shorncliffe.

Telecommunications[edit]

Nudgee will be amongst the first suburbs in the Brisbane Area to be connected to the National Broadband Network, with services predicted to be available in November of 2013. [2] Nudgee's upcoming fibre network will be serviced by the 4NDG fibre serving area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Nudgee (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "mynbn.info NBN Status". Retrieved 21 August 2013. 

External links[edit]

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