Brendale, Queensland

Coordinates: 27°19′26″S 152°58′53″E / 27.3238°S 152.9813°E / -27.3238; 152.9813 (Brendale (centre of suburb))
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Strathwyn Street, Brendale, 2008
Brendale is located in Queensland
Coordinates27°19′26″S 152°58′53″E / 27.3238°S 152.9813°E / -27.3238; 152.9813 (Brendale (centre of suburb))
Population2,758 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density257.8/km2 (668/sq mi)
Area10.7 km2 (4.1 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)City of Moreton Bay
State electorate(s)Pine Rivers
Federal division(s)Dickson
Suburbs around Brendale:
Warner Strathpine Strathpine
Warner Brendale Bald Hills
Eatons Hill Albany Creek Bridgeman Downs

Brendale is a suburb in the City of Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Brendale had a population of 2,758 people.[1]


Brendale is north of Brisbane, the state capital, located immediately south of Strathpine on the South Pine River.

Brendale is mostly an industrial suburb, although several parks exist within it. It contains a Powerlink 275/110 kV electrical transmission substation called South Pine Substation, as well as a waste treatment plant.[3]


Brendale is situated in the Yugarabul traditional Indigenous Australian country.[4]

The origin of the suburb's name is from the name given to a horse stud, established by the property developer, property marketer and business owner William (Bill) Bowden in the early 1960s.[2][5]

Wantima Country Club opened on 14 February 1969 with a 6-hole golf course.[6]


In the 2011 census, Brendale recorded a population of 1,847 people, 51% female and 49% male.[7] The median age of the Brendale population was 34 years, 3 years below the national median of 37. 65.3% of people living in Brendale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 10%, India 3.8%, England 3.5%, Philippines 1.5%, Fiji 0.9%. 83% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.8% Punjabi, 0.9% Tagalog, 0.9% Hindi, 0.8% Shona, 0.8% Japanese.[7]

In the 2016 census, Brendale had a population of 2,758 people.[1]


Brendale is an industrial, light industrial, commercial, business, retail and service centre in the Strathpine area for the north metropolitan Brisbane and wider communities. The Bunya Park Drive Convenience Centre, containing the Eatons Hill Hotel and Function Centre in Brendale is a trade, enterprise, retail and services zone providing services for the neighbouring Albany Creek, Eatons Hill and wider communities.[8]

Sporting facilities[edit]

The South Pine Sports Complex has sporting facilities for a wide array of sports.[9]

Wantima Country Club has an 18-hole golf course.[10][6] It is where Cameron Smith, winner of the 150th British Open learned to play.[11]


There are no schools in Brendale. The nearest primary schools are in neighbouring Strathpine, Bald Hills, and Eatons Hill. The nearest secondary schools are in Strathpine, Albany Creek and Bray Park.[12]


  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Brendale (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Brendale – suburb in Moreton Bay Region (entry 45368)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  3. ^ Moreton Bay Regional Council. "Strathpine - Brendale". Archived from the original on 6 April 2012. Retrieved 8 December 2011.
  4. ^ "AIATSIS code E66: Yugarabul". Federal government. Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies. Archived from the original on 13 August 2020. Retrieved 31 July 2020.
  5. ^ Sinclair, Shirley. "Relaxing weekend retreat an ideal way to escape rat race". Sunshine Coast Daily. Archived from the original on 11 April 2021. Retrieved 14 February 2021.
  6. ^ a b "Book Now". Wantima Country Club. Retrieved 18 July 2022.
  7. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Brendale (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 April 2013. Edit this at Wikidata
  8. ^ "Retail and Commercial Sectors Needs Assessment" (PDF). Moreton Bay Regional Council. Archived (PDF) from the original on 24 March 2021. Retrieved 11 April 2021.
  9. ^ "South Pine Sports Complex". Archived from the original on 11 April 2021. Retrieved 11 April 2021.
  10. ^ "Home". Wantima Country Club. Retrieved 18 July 2022.
  11. ^ "Cameron Smith's dad reckons celebrations won't get too 'radical' today at his old club — but others aren't so sure". ABC News. 18 July 2022. Retrieved 18 July 2022.
  12. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 17 August 2019.

External links[edit]

  • "Brendale". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.