Mackenzie, Queensland

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Mackenzie
Redland CityQueensland
Population 1,844 (2011 census census)
 • Density 239.5/km2 (620/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4156
Area 7.7 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Location 20 km (12 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s) Redland City Council
State electorate(s) Electoral district of Capalaba
Federal Division(s) Division of Bowman
Suburbs around Mackenzie:
Carindale Belmont Chandler
Mansfield Mackenzie Burbank
Wishart Rochedale Burbank

Mackenzie is a small suburb located in the south-east of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.[1] This is a suburb containing no large or small shopping centres. The area is partially covered by undeveloped bushland. Mount Petrie is located in Mackenzie.[2]

There are two churches,[3] one school, Mount Petrie State School and a single petrol station located in Mackenzie. A number of residential estates with hundreds of new houses have been built in this suburb in the last decade.

It takes 20–25 minutes to drive the 20 kilometres (12 mi) to the Brisbane CBD via the South East Freeway (off-peak).[2] Neighbouring suburbs include Belmont, Carindale, Mansfield, Rochedale, Upper Mount Gravatt, Wishart, Burbank and Chandler. Major roads such as Mount Gravatt - Capalaba Road and Gateway Motorway run through Mackenzie.

Mt Gravatt Bus services around Mackenzie, buses can access to Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Garden City and City.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Mackenzie is 1,844, 50.5% female and 49.5% male.

The median/average age of the Mackenzie population is 36 years of age, 1 year below the Australian average.

71.4% of people living in Mackenzie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 3.1%, New Zealand 3.1%, South Africa 2.8%, Sri Lanka 1.5%, Hong Kong 1.1%.

79.5% of people speak English as their first language 2.6% Cantonese, 2.3% Greek, 1.4% Sinhalese, 1.3% Afrikaans, 1% Serbian.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome to Mackenzie Queensland 4156.". yoursuburb.com.au. Retrieved 13 April 2008. 
  2. ^ a b "History of Mackenzie". OurBrisbane. Retrieved 13 April 2008. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Wedding Venues - Churches". weddingqld.com. Retrieved 13 April 2008.  Note: Two churches located in Mackenzie.

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Coordinates: 27°32′41″S 153°07′17″E / 27.54472°S 153.12139°E / -27.54472; 153.12139