Bushland Beach, Queensland

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Bushland Beach
TownsvilleQueensland
Bushland Beach with Magnetic Island in background.jpg
Population6,181 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)4818
State electorate(s)Hinchinbrook
Federal Division(s)Herbert
Suburbs around Bushland Beach:
Halifax Bay Halifax Bay
Beach Holm Bushland Beach Townsville
Jensen Mt Low Thuringowa Central

Bushland Beach is a suburb in the Northern Beaches area of City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.[2]

Geography[edit]

The suburb is alongside the Bruce Highway.

History[edit]

Bushland Beach is Townsville's only master planned beachside community, developed by the Sunland Group and it is known as one of the fastest growing suburbs in Townsville.

Amenities[edit]

Bushland Beach is also home to its very own shopping centre which is anchored by a Coles as well as dominos, a dollar store, medical centre, two liquor stores, pharmacy, two hairdressing salons, real estate agent, pool shop and a cafe. In the future, the shopping centre will be extended which will include a Supa IGA and more specialty stores and a school has been proposed to be constructed in the near future.

Bushland Beach is home to the Bushland Beach Tavern, which is owned by the LH Group. Fishing, swimming and water activities are popular. The beach is well serviced with playgrounds, skatepark, barbecue facilities and a boat ramp.

Transport[edit]

The Route 33 Bus or Bushland Beach Bus as it is better known, services the area every day of the year, except for weekends and public holidays.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Bushland Beach (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 March 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Bushland Beach - suburb (entry 49800)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 26 June 2017.

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Coordinates: 19°11′21″S 146°40′52″E / 19.18917°S 146.68111°E / -19.18917; 146.68111