Bunya, Queensland

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This article is about the locality of Bunya, Queensland. For the native Australian tree, see Bunya Pine. For the mountain range, see Bunya Mountains. For the Romanian village of Bunea Mare, called Bunya in Hungarian, see Făget.
Moreton BayQueensland
Coordinates 27°22′11″S 152°56′16″E / 27.36972°S 152.93778°E / -27.36972; 152.93778 (Bunya, Queensland)Coordinates: 27°22′11″S 152°56′16″E / 27.36972°S 152.93778°E / -27.36972; 152.93778 (Bunya, Queensland)
Population 1,787 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4055
Location 21 km (13 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Ferny Grove
Federal Division(s) Dickson
Suburbs around Bunya:
Draper Eatons Hill Albany Creek
Samford Bunya Albany Creek
Ferny Hills Arana Hills Everton Hills

Bunya is a suburb in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] It is north-west of Brisbane, the capital city.

Bunya is home to the Bunyaville Forest Reserve, operated by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. Spotted gum, grey ironbark, narrow-leaved ironbark, white mahogany, tallowwood, forest red gum, grey gum and brush box grow in the open forests. The forest protects a small community of the broad-leaved spotted gum Corymbia henryi found only in the Brisbane region.


In the 2011 census, Bunya recorded a population of 1,787 people, 49.7% female and 50.3% male.

The median age of the Bunya population was 41 years, 4 years above the national median of 37.

81.6% of people living in Bunya were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 5.7%, New Zealand 2%, South Africa 1.3%, Canada 0.6%, Papua New Guinea 0.4%.

93.9% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.8% German, 0.3% French, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Auslan.


The suburb is home to the James Drysdale Reserve which hosts several sports clubs including: Pine Hills Pythons football club, who play in Capital League 1 and Pine Hills Netball Club who play in the Downey Park winter season.

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  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Bunya (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Bunya (entry 45369)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 

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