Heathwood, Queensland

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Heathwood
BrisbaneQueensland
Population 1,820 (2011 census)[1]
Established 1975
Postcode(s) 4110
Location 19 km (12 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(Calamvale Ward)[2]
State electorate(s) Electoral district of Algester
Federal Division(s) Division of Oxley
Suburbs around Heathwood:
Forest Lake Pallara Larapinta
Forest Lake Heathwood Larapinta
Greenbank Greenbank Forestdale

Heathwood is a suburb of Brisbane, Australia. It is 19 kilometres (12 mi) southwest of the Brisbane central business district. The suburb was declared a suburb in 1975. Heathwood was named after an early settler in the district.[citation needed]

Heathwood is one of the upcoming & premium suburbs of southwest Brisbane. It is relatively small in area but marked by brand new big houses. Heathwood is connected to Brisbane city by a number of routes e.g. Centenary Highway through Forest Lake, Ipswich Motorway through Oxley, Logan Motorway and by rail through Richlands. It offers modern facilities and recreational options to its residents with all major shopping centers within 10-15 KM range. Forest Lake shopping center is less than 2 Kms away. The newly built Pallara state school is the catchment primary school for Heathwood.

All the streets in Heathwood are named after native Australian flora/plants & trees.

The western boundary of Heathwood is marked by Oxley Creek, Pallara, the suburb of acreages, boarders Heathwood in North East, Forest Lake in the West, Doolandella in the North, Greenbank in the South and Forestdale in the Sourth East.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Heathwood recorded a population of 1,820 people, 50.3% female and 49.7% male.

The median age of the Heathwood population was 32 years of age, 5 years below the Australian median.

54.2% of people living in Heathwood were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 7.6%, Vietnam 5.5%, England 4.7%, India 3.2%, South Africa 2.5%.

63.3% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 9.1% Vietnamese, 3.6% Hindi, 2.5% Mandarin, 1.1% Sinhalese, 1.1% Samoan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Heathwood (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Calamvale Ward". Brisbane City Council. Brisbane City Council. Retrieved 12 March 2017. 

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Coordinates: 27°38′S 152°59′E / 27.633°S 152.983°E / -27.633; 152.983