Ningi, Queensland

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Ningi is located in Queensland
Coordinates27°04′02″S 153°06′17″E / 27.0672°S 153.1047°E / -27.0672; 153.1047 (Ningi (town centre))Coordinates: 27°04′02″S 153°06′17″E / 27.0672°S 153.1047°E / -27.0672; 153.1047 (Ningi (town centre))
Population4,675 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density154.80/km2 (400.9/sq mi)
Area30.2 km2 (11.7 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)Pumicestone
Federal division(s)Longman
Suburbs around Ningi:
Toorbul Toorbul Toorbul
Caboolture Ningi Sandstone Point
Beachmere Beachmere Godwin Beach

Ningi is a town and locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2][3] In the 2016 census, the locality of Ningi had a population of 4,675 people.[1] It is near Caboolture.


The northern boundary is aligned with Ningi Creek. Ningi Island is located in the north east where the Creek enters Pumicestone Passage. Ningi Creek Conservation Park has been established in the west of Ningi.[citation needed]

The main township of Ningi is located on Bribie Island Road. At the northern area of Ningi is a housing estate called Bribie Pines, mostly inhabited by the elderly. There are two other housing estates in the area: Grey Gums Estate located on the road out to Godwin Beach, and the newly developed Sandstone Lakes. It is surrounded by developments ranging from acreage to half acre blocks many of which are classified as rural residential as well as rural properties and state forests.[citation needed]


The origin of the suburb's name is from the Aboriginal Undanbi clan, the Ningi Ningi, whose name meant oysters.[2]

In 1998 a vacuum sewerage system was installed by the Caboolture Shire Council (now Moreton Bay Regional Council) to replace the septic systems originally used.[citation needed]

In the 2011 census, Ningi recorded a population of 3,687 people, 50.2% female and 49.8% male.[4] The median age of the Ningi population was 37 years, the same as the national median. 76.4% of people living in Ningi were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 5.7%, New Zealand 4.2%, Scotland 0.8%, Germany 0.6%, Papua New Guinea 0.5%. 90.9% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Afrikaans, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Spanish.[4]

In the 2016 census, the locality of Ningi had a population of 4,675 people.[1]


There are no schools in Ningi. The nearest government primary schools are Caboolture East State School in neighbouring Caboolture to the west, Beachmere State School in neighbouring Beachmere to the south, and Bribie Island State School in Banksia Beach on Bribie Island to the east. The nearest government secondary schools are Caboolture State High School in neighbouring Caboolture to the west and Bribie Island State High School in Bongaree on Bribie Island to the east.[5]


Theo Greene Park is at 1320 Bribie Island Road (27°03′59″S 153°05′58″E / 27.0664°S 153.0995°E / -27.0664; 153.0995 (Theo Greene Park)).[6] It features barbecue and picnic facilities, playground equipment, and a half basketball court.[7]

Ningi Community Hall is adjacent to Theo Greene Park (27°03′58″S 153°05′56″E / 27.0662°S 153.0989°E / -27.0662; 153.0989 (Ningi Community Hall)). It is available for rental from the Ningi Community Hall Association on behalf of the council.[8]


Ningi has a medieval festival, WWII bunkers and an Aboriginal Bora ring.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Ningi (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Ningi – town in Moreton Bay Region (entry 40810)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ "Ningi – locality in Moreton Bay Region (entry 49601)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  4. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Ningi (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 October 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  5. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 8 February 2022.
  6. ^ "Land for public recreation - Queensland". Queensland Open Data. Queensland Government. 20 November 2020. Archived from the original on 22 November 2020. Retrieved 22 November 2020.
  7. ^ "Theo Greene Park". Moreton Bay Regional Council. Archived from the original on 7 May 2021. Retrieved 8 February 2022.
  8. ^ "Ningi Community Hall". Moreton Bay Regional Council. Archived from the original on 1 April 2021. Retrieved 8 February 2022.

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