Warner, Queensland

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Warner
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Population 8,381 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4500
Location 22 km (14 mi) from Brisbane CBD
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Pine Rivers
Federal Division(s) Dickson
Suburbs around Warner:
Joyner Joyner Lawnton
Cashmere Warner Bray Park
Eatons Hill Brendale Strathpine

Warner is a suburb north of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Its local government area is the Moreton Bay Region 22 kilometres north of the Brisbane central business district. Warner is situated east of Lake Samsonvale and west of the urban localities of Strathpine, Brendale, Bray Park and Lawnton.

History[edit]

Warner is named after an early civilian surveyor James Warner.[2]

The predominant style of development in this community is Park Residential, however new urban developments are occurring in this area. Warner has recently undergone refurbishment from rural land usage to urban. Prior to this, the predominant use of the land was rural, and Warner still contains many rural properties.

Post-2000 establishments in Warner include the Warner Lakes housing estate on 206 hectares of land previously used for potato farming, and a retail and commerce estate on the corner of Samsonvale Road and Old North Road which is the location of the first financial institution established in Warner, The Bank of Queensland. Roads have recently been upgraded in parts of Warner, which now includes three sets of traffic lights. Further development to the area has led to the inclusion of a McDonalds, Subway, Warner Chinese Restaurant and The Warner Tavern.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Warner is 8,381, 50.5% female and 49.5% male.

The median/average age of the Warner population is 30 years of age, 7 years below the Australian average.

77.1% of people living in Warner were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 4.8%, England 4.6%, South Africa 2.4%, Philippines 1.3%, Fiji 0.9%.

90.6% of people speak English as their first language 0.9% Hindi, 0.8% Afrikaans, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.3% Filipino, 0.3% Spanish.

Education[edit]

Schools surrounding the Warner suburb include:

Transport[edit]

Bray Park railway station and Strathpine railway station both very near to the suburb of Warner, provide access throughout Moreton Bay Region, Caboolture, Sunshine Coast, Brisbane and Gold Coast.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Warner (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Pine Rivers other historical topics - Early Surveying". Moreton Bay Regional Council. Retrieved 8 March 2010. 

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Coordinates: 27°17′S 152°57′E / 27.283°S 152.950°E / -27.283; 152.950