Logan City, Queensland
|Population||5,945 (2016 census)|
|Location||23 km (14 mi) from Brisbane GPO|
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Logan Central (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
- "Logan Central – suburb in Logan City (entry 45272)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
- "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
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Logan Central (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2 January 2014.
- "Logan Central Library". Logan City Council. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
- "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.
- "Logan Central". Logan City Council.
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