Bunya, Queensland

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Moreton BayQueensland
Bunya is located in Queensland
Coordinates27°22′11″S 152°56′16″E / 27.36972°S 152.93778°E / -27.36972; 152.93778Coordinates: 27°22′11″S 152°56′16″E / 27.36972°S 152.93778°E / -27.36972; 152.93778
Population1,916 (2016 census)[1]
Location21 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 (27 June 2017). "Bunya (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Bunya (entry 45369)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 May 2014.

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