Nudgee, Queensland

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Nudgee
BrisbaneQueensland
St Vincents Rd, Nudgee - September 2014.jpg
St Vincents Road, outside Nudgee Cemetery.
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 census)[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, Nudgee recorded a population of 2,856 people; 53% female and 47% male.

The median age of the Nudgee population is 37 years of age, which was the same as the national median. Children aged under 15 years made up 19.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.4% of the population.

78% of people living in Nudgee were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 3.6%, England 2.5%, India 2.3%, Philippines 1.8%, Ireland 0.9%.

88.1% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 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.

In the 2011 census, 18.0% of employed people traveled to work on public transport and 60.3% by car (either as driver or as passenger).

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.

Facilities[edit]

Nudgee cemetery is located on St Vincents Road and is operated by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane. It is the largest private cemetery in Brisbane. Although most people buried there are Catholics, non-Catholics can also be buried there.[3]

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. 
  3. ^ "Welcome to Nudgee Cemetery & Crematorium". Retrieved 8 November 2014. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Nudgee, Queensland at Wikimedia Commons