Westlake, Queensland

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Westlake
BrisbaneQueensland
Population 4,380 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4074
Location 15 km (9 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
State electorate(s) Electoral district of Mount Ommaney
Federal Division(s) Division of Ryan
Suburbs around Westlake:
Pinjarra Hills Pinjarra Hills Jindalee
Pinjarra Hills Westlake Mount Ommaney
Bellbowrie Riverhills Middle Park

Westlake is a western suburb of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Westlake adjoins the suburbs of Jindalee, Middle Park and Mount Ommaney, and is a 20 minute drive from the Brisbane central business district.

Westlake has a lot of riverside properties and in the early 1990s expanded to include the development Westlake Waters with the 'natural lakes'.

As residential expansion occurred, the 1990s also saw the rise of community efforts to preserve riverfront bushland and encourage environmental protection of remnant natural areas. Groups which formed to forge this greater interest in environmental protection include Save Our Riverfront Bushland (1991), Westlake-Riverhills Bushcare Group (1993) and Centenary & District Environment Action Inc (1996).

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Westlake is 4,380, 49.6% female and 50.4% male.

The median/average age of the Westlake population is 41 years of age, 4 years above the Australian average.

62.8% of people living in Westlake were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 5.6%, New Zealand 3.5%, South Africa 2.8%, Vietnam 2.4%, Sri Lanka 1.6%.

75.4% of people speak English as their first language 3.9% Vietnamese, 3.3% Cantonese, 2.6% Mandarin, 1.8% Tamil, 1.2% Hindi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Westlake (Brisbane City) (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 February 2008. 

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Coordinates: 27°33′S 152°55′E / 27.550°S 152.917°E / -27.550; 152.917