Mount Warren Park, Queensland

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Mount Warren Park
Logan CityQueensland
Mount Warren Park boulevard.jpg
Mount Warren Park boulevard, 2013
Mount Warren Park is located in Queensland
Mount Warren Park
Mount Warren Park
Coordinates27°43′51″S 153°12′21″E / 27.7308°S 153.2058°E / -27.7308; 153.2058 (Mount Warren Park (centre of suburb))Coordinates: 27°43′51″S 153°12′21″E / 27.7308°S 153.2058°E / -27.7308; 153.2058 (Mount Warren Park (centre of suburb))
Population5,791 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,379/km2 (3,570/sq mi)
Established1975
Postcode(s)4207
Area4.2 km2 (1.6 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s)Logan City
State electorate(s)Macalister
Federal Division(s)Forde
Suburbs around Mount Warren Park:
Beenleigh Beenleigh Beenleigh
Bahrs Scrub Mount Warren Park Yatala
Windaroo Yatala Yatala

Mount Warren Park is a residential suburb in the outer eastern area of City of Logan, Queensland, Australia.[2] The mountain Mount Warren is within the suburb (27°43′42″S 153°11′53″E / 27.7284°S 153.1981°E / -27.7284; 153.1981 (Mount Warren)).[3] In the 2016 census, Mount Warren Park had a population of 5,791 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

The suburb is bounded to the east and south by the Albert River and its tributary Windaroo Creek, by Beaudesert Beenleigh Road to the west and by Milne Street, Main Street and Martens Street to the north.[4]

The mountain Mount Warren is the west of the suburb and rises to 76 metres (249 ft) above sea level. Mount Warren Park golf course (27°43′59″S 153°12′50″E / 27.7330°S 153.2140°E / -27.7330; 153.2140 (Mount Warren park golf course)) is in the east of the suburb beside the Albert River.

History[edit]

Mount Warren was settled on Yugambeh land. The Queensland Daily Guardian newspaper reported that William Stanley Warren had planted a sugar crop in February 1865. Warren's estate was bounded by Milne Street, the Albert River, Windaroo Creek and Beaudesert Beenleigh Road. Warren also had Windaroo sugar plantation, planted cotton, Indian corn and told reporters he had grown wheat in 1865 also.[5]

The region remained essentially rural until it was developed in 1974.[5] It was named as a locality by Queensland Place Names Board on 1 May 1975.[2] By 1976 the first residential subdivision around Rochester Drive had occurred.[6]

On 4 February 1974, the Beenleigh State School created an Opportunity class for special education. In January 1981 it became a separate school, Beenleigh Special School.[7]

Mount Warren Park State School opened on 27 January 1981.[7]

Windaroo State School opened on 28 January 1992.[7]

In the 2016 census, Mount Warren Park had a population of 5,791 people.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Mount Warren Park recorded a population of 5,665 people, 51.9% female and 48.1% male.[8] The median age of the Mount Warren Park population was 36 years, 1 year below the national median of 37. 70.9% of people living in Mount Warren Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 8.5%, England 6.2%, Scotland 0.9%, Philippines 0.7%, South Africa 0.6%. 88.5% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.5% Vietnamese, 0.4% German, 0.4% Khmer, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Polish.[8]

Education[edit]

Mount Warren Park State School is a government primary (Early Childhood-6) school for boys and girls at 125 Mount Warren Boulevard (27°43′34″S 153°12′19″E / 27.7260°S 153.2053°E / -27.7260; 153.2053 (Mount Warren Park State School)).[9][10] In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 679 students with 61 teachers (54 full-time equivalent) and 52 non-teaching staff (33 full-time equivalent).[11] It includes a special education program.[9]

Windaroo State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 300 Mount Warren Boulevard (27°43′56″S 153°11′45″E / 27.7321°S 153.1958°E / -27.7321; 153.1958 (Windaroo State School)).[9][12] In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 936 students with 67 teachers (60 full-time equivalent) and 36 non-teaching staff (24 full-time equivalent).[11] It includes a special education program.[9][13]

Beenleigh Special School is a special primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at 52-74 Mount Warren Boulevard (27°43′29″S 153°12′04″E / 27.7246°S 153.2011°E / -27.7246; 153.2011 (Beenleigh Special School)).[9][14] In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 109 students with 29 teachers (27 full-time equivalent) and 50 non-teaching staff (30 full-time equivalent).[11]

There are no secondary schools in the suburb. The nearest secondary schools are Beenleigh State High School to the north in Beenleigh and Windaroo Valley State High School to the south-west in Bahrs Scrub.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mount Warren Park (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Mount Warren Park - suburb in City of Logan (entry 45279)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Mount Warren - mountain in Logan City (entry 36600)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 8 April 2020.
  4. ^ a b "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  5. ^ a b "Local Regional History - Logan City Council Libraries" (PDF). Logan City Council. 28 March 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 April 2019. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Beenleigh" (Map). Queensland Government. September 1976. Archived from the original on 8 April 2020. Retrieved 8 April 2020.
  7. ^ a b c Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  8. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Mount Warren Park (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 22 September 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  9. ^ a b c d e "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  10. ^ "Mount Warren Park State School". Archived from the original on 4 March 2015. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  11. ^ a b c "ACARA School Profile 2017". Archived from the original on 22 November 2018. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  12. ^ "Windaroo State School". Archived from the original on 17 March 2020. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  13. ^ "Windaroo SS - Special Education Program". Archived from the original on 17 March 2020. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  14. ^ "Beenleigh Special School". Archived from the original on 20 March 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2018.

External links[edit]

  • "Mount Warren Park". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.