Moore Park Beach, Queensland

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Moore Park
Queensland
Moore Park Beach.jpg
Moore Park Beach
Moore Park is located in Queensland
Moore Park
Moore Park
Coordinates 24°42′39″S 152°14′20″E / 24.71083°S 152.23889°E / -24.71083; 152.23889Coordinates: 24°42′39″S 152°14′20″E / 24.71083°S 152.23889°E / -24.71083; 152.23889
Population 1,599 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4670
Location
LGA(s) Bundaberg Region
State electorate(s) Burnett
Federal Division(s) Flynn
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
26 °C
79 °F
20 °C
68 °F
1,140 mm
44.9 in

Moore Park Beach is a town in Queensland, Australia. It is on the Pacific Ocean, 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) north of the city of Bundaberg. It is bordered on the north by the Kolan River, on the south by the suburbs of Moorland and Welcome Creek, and on the east by Fairymead.

Moore Park Beach[edit]

Moore Park boasts almost 20 kilometres (12 mi) of golden sandy beach. The very northern end of the beach is used for four-wheel driving, the southern end is a popular bathing area with seasonal patrols by the Moore Park Surf Lifesaving Club.

The beach is also a nesting site for sea turtles including loggerhead sea turtles in summer months.[2]

Demographics of Moore Park Beach[edit]

Moore Park Beach's population has increased from 1,279 in 2001 to 1,599 in 2006 - an increase of 25%.

26 individuals (1.8%) reported aboriginal descent in the 2006 census. 15% of respondents were over 65 years of age. The commonest languages spoken at home were English (96%), German, Maltese, Dutch and Italian.

59.1% of residents reported Christianity as their religion.

  • Anglican 19.8%
  • Catholic 18.9%
  • Uniting Church 8.2%
  • Presbyterian & Reformed 3.3%
  • Lutheran 2.7%[1]

Transport[edit]

Moore Park is served by a limited bus service operated by Stewart & Sons.[3]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Moore Park Beach, Queensland at Wikimedia Commons