Broadbeach Waters, Queensland

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Broadbeach Waters
Gold CoastQueensland
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Residential canals on the Gold Coast, including Broadbeach Waters
Broadbeach Waters is located in Queensland
Broadbeach Waters
Broadbeach Waters
Coordinates28°01′35″S 153°25′02″E / 28.0263°S 153.4172°E / -28.0263; 153.4172 (Broadbeach Waters (centre of suburb))
Population7,779 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,468/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4218
Area5.3 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s)Gold Coast City
State electorate(s)Surfers Paradise
Federal Division(s)Moncrieff
Suburbs around Broadbeach Waters:
Benowa Bundall Surfers Paradise
Carrara Broadbeach Waters Broadbeach
Clear Island Waters Mermaid Waters Broadbeach

Broadbeach Waters is a suburb in the City of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census Broadbeach Waters had a population of 7,779 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

The northern boundary of Broadbeach Waters follows the Nerang River. The suburb is almost completed residential with most properties adjacent to or very close to man-made canals. Pacific Fair Shopping Centre is located in the south east corner of the suburb.

There are a number of neighbourhoods in the suburb:

History[edit]

In the 2016 census Broadbeach Waters had a population of 7,779 people.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 census, Broadbeach Waters recorded a population of 7,779 people. The median age of the Broadbeach Waters population was 43 years, 5 years above the national median of 38. 65.2% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 7.3% and England 5.0%. 81.5% of people spoke only English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin at 1.7%. The most common responses for religion were No Religion 29.9%, Catholic 26.3% and Anglican 17.8%.[1]

Education[edit]

There are no schools in Broadbeach Waters. The nearest government primary schools are Broadbeach State School in neighbouring Broadbeach to the south-east and Surfers Paradise State School in neighbouring Surfers Paradise to the north-east. The nearest government secondary school is Merrimac State High School in neighbouring Mermaid Waters to the south.[9]

Amenities[edit]

There are a number of parks in the suburb, including:

Attractions[edit]

Pacific Fair, the second largest shopping centre on the Gold Coast is located on Hooker Boulevard in Broadbeach Waters, not far from the intersection on the Gold Coast Highway. Pacific Fair has over 300 specialty stores and four anchor stores. In January 2014 work began on re-developing and re-branding the shopping centre. $670 million is being spent on expanding the centre to cater for a 120 new specialty stores, making the centre the largest in Queensland and fourth largest in the nation.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Broadbeach Waters (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Broadbeach Waters – suburb in City of Gold Coast (entry 46032)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  3. ^ "Cypress Gardens – locality unbounded in City of Gold Coast (entry 9143)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  4. ^ "Florida Gardens – locality unbounded in City of Gold Coast (entry 12814)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  5. ^ "Miami Keys – locality unbounded in City of Gold Coast (entry 39195)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  6. ^ "Moana – locality unbounded in City of Gold Coast (entry 22407)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  7. ^ "Rialto – locality unbounded in City of Gold Coast (entry 28416)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  8. ^ "Rio Vista – locality unbounded in City of Gold Coast (entry 28511)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  9. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 7 April 2021.
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag "Land for public recreation - Queensland". Queensland Open Data. Queensland Government. 20 November 2020. Archived from the original on 22 November 2020. Retrieved 22 November 2020.

External links[edit]

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