Holland Park West, Queensland

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Holland Park West
BrisbaneQueensland
Holland Park West busway platforms.jpg
Holland Park West busway platforms
Population6,376 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)4121
LGA(s)City of Brisbane
State electorate(s)Greenslopes
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around Holland Park West:
Greenslopes Holland Park Holland Park
Tarragindi Holland Park West Mount Gravatt East
Nathan Mount Gravatt Mount Gravatt

Holland Park West is a suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.[2]

Geography[edit]

Holland Park West is located to the south-east of the Brisbane central business district between the Pacific Motorway and Logan Road. The suburb feature a busway station on the South East Busway.

History[edit]

The suburb takes its name from the adjacent suburb of Holland Park, which in turn takes its name from the subdivision of land owned by Julius Holland.[2]

In May 1914, on what is now known as Holland Park West, 62 subdivided allotments of 'Hill Farm Estate' were auctioned by G.T. Bell and Chandler and Russell. A map advertising the auction states the Estate was 12 minutes' walk from the Logan Road tram.[3][4]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Holland Park West recorded a population of 5,965 people, 50.2% female and 49.8% male.

The median age of the Holland Park West population was 35 years of age, 2 years below the Australian median.

73.2% of people living in Holland Park West were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were England 3.1%, New Zealand 3.1%, India 2.1%, China 0.9%, Philippines 0.8%.

81.3% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.6% Greek, 1% Cantonese, 0.8% Punjabi, 0.7% Spanish, 0.5% Italian.

Education[edit]

The Marshall Road State School opened on 25 January 1960.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "2016 Community Profiles: Holland Park West (Brisbane City) (State Suburb)". 2016 Census of Population and Housing. Retrieved 22 December 2008. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Holland Park West - suburb (entry 47599)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  3. ^ "The Hill Farm Estate, Logan Road". 16 May 1914. hdl:10462/deriv/18495. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  4. ^ "Advertising". The Brisbane Courier (17, 576). Queensland, Australia. 15 May 1914. p. 12. Retrieved 25 February 2019 – via National Library of Australia.
  5. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 April 2019.

Coordinates: 27°31′S 153°04′E / 27.517°S 153.067°E / -27.517; 153.067