Mount Nathan, Queensland

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Mount Nathan
Nathanvale Road in Mount Nathan, Queensland.jpg
Nathanvale Road, 2016
Mount Nathan is located in Queensland
Mount Nathan
Mount Nathan
Coordinates27°58′57″S 153°16′03″E / 27.9825°S 153.2675°E / -27.9825; 153.2675Coordinates: 27°58′57″S 153°16′03″E / 27.9825°S 153.2675°E / -27.9825; 153.2675
Population1,214 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density83.2/km2 (215.4/sq mi)
Area14.6 km2 (5.6 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)City of Gold Coast
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Wright
Suburbs around Mount Nathan:
Guanaba Guanaba Maudsland
Clagiraba Mount Nathan Nerang
Clagiraba Advancetown Nerang

Mount Nathan is a rural locality in the City of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Mount Nathan had a population of 1,214 people.[1]


Mount Nathan is situated in the Gold Coast hinterland in South East Queensland.


Silkwood Steiner School opened in 1997.[3]


Silkwood Steiner School is a private primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at 27 & 39 Shepherd Hill Lane (28°00′12″S 153°17′28″E / 28.0033°S 153.2911°E / -28.0033; 153.2911 (Silkwood School)).[4][5] In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 575 students with 44 teachers (41 full-time equivalent) and 39 non-teaching staff (32 full-time equivalent).[6]


In the 2016 census, Mount Nathan recorded a population of 1,214 people, 49.7% female and 50.3% male. The median age of the Mount Nathan population was 41 years, 3 years above the national median of 38, with 76.1% of people having been born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 6.5%, New Zealand 5.0%, South Africa 0.9%, USA 0.8% and Sri Lanka 0.7%. 91.6% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were Mandarin (0.5%), Japanese (0.4%), German and French (0.3%).


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mount Nathan (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Mount Nathan – locality in City of Gold Coast (entry 46066)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  3. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  4. ^ "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Silkwood School". Archived from the original on 7 February 2019. Retrieved 21 November 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "ACARA School Profile 2017". Archived from the original on 22 November 2018. Retrieved 22 November 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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