Buderim (suburb)

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Buderim
Sunshine CoastQueensland
Central Buderim in Queensland.jpg
Burnett Street, 2021
Buderim is located in Queensland
Buderim
Buderim
Coordinates26°41′05″S 153°03′12″E / 26.6847°S 153.0532°E / -26.6847; 153.0532 (Buderim (town centre))Coordinates: 26°41′05″S 153°03′12″E / 26.6847°S 153.0532°E / -26.6847; 153.0532 (Buderim (town centre))
Population29,355 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density962.5/km2 (2,493/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4556
Area30.5 km2 (11.8 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast Region
CountyCanning
State electorate(s)Buderim
Federal division(s)Fairfax
Suburbs around Buderim:
Kunda Park Maroochydore Alexandra Headland
Forest Glen Buderim Mooloolaba
Mons Tanawha Mountain Creek
Sippy Downs

Buderim is the central suburb of the town of Buderim in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2][3] In the 2016 census, the suburb of Buderim had a population of 29,355 people.[1]

It is the central suburb of the town of Buderim and comprises 63% of Buderim's urban population.

History[edit]

Tramway remnants, 2009

The suburb takes its name from the Kabi language word badderam meaning red soil and red honeysuckle (a species of Banksia) Kabi language, Undanbi group. Refer J.G. Steele. Aboriginal pathways. Brisbane, 1983, p. 179.[3]

Buderim Mountain Provisional School on 5 July 1875. Circa 1887 it became Buderim Mountain State School.[4]

Buderim Methodist Church was established in 1907 on the corner of Gloucester Road and King Street. A new church was built in 1963 as an extension of the old church. Following the amalgamation of the Methodist Church into the Uniting Church in Australia in 1977, it became the Buderim Uniting Church. The current church building was built in 1998.[5] On 3 February 2013 the church established a Garden of Remembrance for the interment of cremated ashes.[6]

Buderim Road State School opened on 7 February 1916 but was quickly renamed Mons State School. It closed in 1974.[4]

Immanuel Lutheran College opened on 30 January 1979.[4]

Matthew Flinders Anglican College opened on 1 November 1989.[4]

In the 2016 census, the suburb of Buderim had a population of 29,355 people.[1] Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population. 72.3% of people were born in Australia. The next most common countries of birth were England 7.3%, New Zealand 4.7%, South Africa 1.6%, Scotland 0.7% and Germany 0.7%. 90.2% of people spoke only English at home. Other languages spoken at home included German 0.6% and Afrikaans 0.5%. The most common responses for religion were No Religion 31.1%, Catholic 19.4% and Anglican 18.2%.[1] The population is mostly of people of European descent. Buderim has the largest communities of Australians with English (13,685; 32.9%), Irish (4,059; 9.8%), Scottish (3,885; 9.3%), German (1,955; 4.7%), Dutch (586; 2.0%), and Welsh ancestry (313; 1.1%) out of any suburb in Queensland.[1][7]

Heritage listings[edit]

Buderim has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

Amenities[edit]

Buderim Uniting Church is at 2-10 Gloucester Road (26°41′02″S 153°03′21″E / 26.6838°S 153.0557°E / -26.6838; 153.0557 (Buderim Uniting Church)).[12][13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Buderim (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata CC-BY icon.svg Material was copied from this source, which is available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License Archived 16 October 2017 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Buderim – town in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 4915)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 29 December 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Buderim – suburb in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48546)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 29 December 2020.
  4. ^ a b c d Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  5. ^ "Brief history of our Church » Buderim Uniting Church". Buderim Uniting Church. Archived from the original on 28 August 2021. Retrieved 28 August 2021.
  6. ^ "Garden of Remembrance » Buderim Uniting Church". Buderim Uniting Church. Archived from the original on 28 August 2021. Retrieved 28 August 2021.
  7. ^ "2016Census_G_QLD_SSC - Census DataPacks - General Community Profile". Australian Bureau of Statistics – Census 2016. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Pioneer Cottage Buderim (entry 600688)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
  9. ^ "Canambie Homestead (entry 602166)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
  10. ^ "Buderim House (entry 601176)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
  11. ^ "Palmwoods to Buderim Tramway Track Foundation and Formwork Remnants (entry 601711)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
  12. ^ "Home » Buderim Uniting Church". Buderim Uniting Church. Archived from the original on 4 March 2021. Retrieved 28 August 2021.
  13. ^ "Find a church". Uniting Church in Australia, Queensland Synod. Archived from the original on 24 October 2020. Retrieved 6 May 2021.

External links[edit]

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