Arundel, Queensland

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Arundel
Gold CoastQueensland
Greenacre Drive, Arundel, Queensland.jpg
Greenacre Drive, 2015
Population 10,246 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4214
LGA(s) City of Gold Coast
State electorate(s) Bonney
Federal Division(s) Fadden
Suburbs around Arundel:
Helensvale Coombabah Biggera Waters
Gaven Arundel Labrador
Molendinar Parkwood Southport

Arundel is a suburb in City of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.[2] At the 2011 census, Arundel had a population of 9,575.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the suburb is the Coombabah Lake Conservation Park, bordered by Coombabah Creek and adjacent to the Ivan Gibbs Wetlands Reserve in Coombabah. The Biggera Creek Dam is located in Arundel, for the purpose of flood mitigation.

Education[edit]

Arundel State School and A.B.Paterson College are the two schools in Arundel. Nearby Griffith University is situated in the adjacent suburb of Southport. Its closest High School is Coombabah State High School.

A.B. Paterson College opened on 1 January 1991.[4] In 2016, A.B. Paterson College celebrated its 25th anniversary.[5]

Arundel State School opened on 1 January 1994.[4]

Amenities[edit]

Situated nearby is the Arundel Hills Country Club, which has its own golf course. Other major facilities are located in adjacent suburbs, including Helensvale railway station and Westfield Helensvale (Helensvale), Harbour Town Shopping Centre (Biggera Waters) and Griffith University, Gold Coast University Hospital and the G:link light rail service.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Arundel recorded a population of 9,575 people, 51.7% female and 48.3% male.[3] The median age of the Arundel population was 36 years, 1 year below the national median of 37. 60.9% of people living in Arundel were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 9.7%, England 5.5%, China 1.3%, South Africa 1.2%, Korea, Republic of 1.2%. 80% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.6% Korean, 1.5% Mandarin, 1.2% Japanese, 0.8% Cantonese, 0.5% Greek.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Arundel (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 6 February 2018.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Arundel (entry 46024)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 March 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Arundel (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 6 July 2014.  Edit this at Wikidata
  4. ^ a b "Opening and closing dates of Queensland schools". Education Queensland. 1 August 2013. Retrieved 2 February 2018. 
  5. ^ "Queensland school anniversaries". Education Queensland. 1 July 2016. Retrieved 12 March 2018. 

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Coordinates: 38°22′S 142°49′E / 38.367°S 142.817°E / -38.367; 142.817