Moodlu, Queensland

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Moodlu
Queensland
Quarry Road Moodlu Queensland.jpg
View southwest Quarry Road, 2015
Moodlu is located in Queensland
Moodlu
Moodlu
Coordinates27°03′16″S 152°54′41″E / 27.0544°S 152.9113°E / -27.0544; 152.9113 (Moodlu (centre of locality))Coordinates: 27°03′16″S 152°54′41″E / 27.0544°S 152.9113°E / -27.0544; 152.9113 (Moodlu (centre of locality))
Population318 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density67.7/km2 (175.2/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4510
Area4.7 km2 (1.8 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)
Federal division(s)Longman
Suburbs around Moodlu:
Wamuran Caboolture Caboolture
Wamuran Moodlu Caboolture
Bellmere Bellmere Caboolture

Moodlu is a rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Moodlu had a population of 318 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Moodlu is 55.3 kilometres (34.4 mi) by road north of the Brisbane CBD.[3]

History[edit]

The locality takes its name from its railway station which is a Kabi word meaning stone.[2]

Moodlu Post Office opened on 1 July 1927 (a receiving office had been open from 1910) and closed in 1953.[4]

Wararba Provisional School opened circa 1884. On 1 January 1909, it became Waraba State School. In 1911, it was renamed Moodlu State School. The school closed on 4 July 1947.[5]

In the 2011 census, Moodlu recorded a population of 236 people, 51.7% female and 48.3% male.[6] The median age of the Moodlu population was 46 years, 9 years above the national median of 37. 74.8% of people living in Moodlu were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 7.1%, New Zealand 5.5%, Germany 2.1%, India 1.3%, Lithuania 1.3%. 88.6% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 3.4% Italian, 2.5% German, 1.7% Filipino, 0% Irish, 0% Gaelic (Scotland).[6]

In the 2016 census, Moodlu had a population of 318 people.[1]

Education[edit]

There are no schools in Moodlu. The nearest government primary and secondary schools are Tullawong State School and Tullawong State High School, both in neighbouring Caboolture to the south-east.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Moodlu (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Moodlu – locality in Moreton Bay Region (entry 47121)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 7 March 2022.
  3. ^ Google (22 May 2022). "Brisbane to Moodlu" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 22 May 2022.
  4. ^ Phoenix Auctions History. "Post Office List". Phoenix Auctions. Archived from the original on 22 May 2022. Retrieved 6 March 2021.
  5. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  6. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Moodlu (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 13 August 2015. Edit this at Wikidata
  7. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 22 May 2022.