Logan Central

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Logan Central
Logan CityQueensland
Wembly Road Logan Central 2.jpg
Wembley Road, 2014
Logan Central is located in Queensland
Logan Central
Logan Central
CoordinatesCoordinates: 27°38′32″S 153°06′25″E / 27.64222°S 153.10694°E / -27.64222; 153.10694
Population5,945 (2016 census)[1]
Location23 km (14 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s)Logan City
State electorate(s)Woodridge
Federal Division(s)Rankin
Suburbs around Logan Central:
Karawatha Woodridge Woodridge
Berrinba Logan Central Slacks Creek
Berrinba Kingston Kingston

Logan Central is a mixed-use suburb and the central business district of Logan City, Queensland, Australia.[2][3] At the 2016 census, the suburb recorded a population of 5,945.[1]


Once forming part of Woodridge, Logan Central is the official central business district of Logan City and is a major activity centre, with many shops and local businesses operating in the area, mostly along the Wembley Road corridor.[3] Major retailers include Coles, Woolworths and K-mart.

Woodridge railway station is located in Logan Central. It is also well-serviced by a number of bus routes.

Most of the housing in the suburb is detached homes with around one quarter of residents living in a unit or apartment with more than half of the households renting.[4]


In 1985 the intention was that Logan Central would consist only of the "Logan City Council Administration Centre and contiguous Council properties" but it was subsequently[when?] enlarged and excised land from both Woodridge and Kingston.[3]

In the 2011 census Logan Central had a population of 6,172 people.[4]


The suburb is also home to the Logan City Council offices, Logan Art Gallery, a public library, police station and the Logan Brothers Rugby League Football Club.

The Logan City Council operate the Logan Central Library at 26 Wilbur Street.[5] The library opened in 2011.[6]

Logan Gardens was built in 1980s and fifteen and a half hectares of land was procured from the Queensland Housing Commission in 1987 for further development of the green area. It boasts of amenities like car parking, children's playground and pathways. The Garden was utilised for hosting the Olympic Torch Relay's lighting of the cauldron in the year 2000.[7]


In the 2011 census, Logan Central recorded a population of 6,172 people, 49.6% female and 50.4% male. The median age of the Logan Central population was 32 years, 5 years below the national median of 37. 50.3% of people living in Logan Central were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 9.6%, Burma 3.2%, England 2.5%, Samoa 2.5%, Philippines 1.5%. 59.7% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 5.4% Samoan, 1.6% Karen, 1.3% Kirundi (Rundi), 1.3% Burmese, 1.3% Arabic.[4]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Logan Central (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 March 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Logan Central – suburb in Logan City (entry 45272)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b c "Item ID2627096, Queensland Place Names Act 1981 - Approval of the Place Name. - Mr W.H. Glasson (Logan Central)". Queensland State Archives. Retrieved 14 September 2020. — includes a map
  4. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Logan Central (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2 January 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  5. ^ "Logan Central Library". Logan City Council. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Public Libraries Statistical Bulletin 2016-17" (PDF). Public Libraries Connect. State Library of Queensland. November 2017. p. 14. Archived (PDF) from the original on 30 January 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Logan Central". Logan City Council.

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