Gold Coast, Queensland
Looking from Jasmine Crescent across new housing developments towards the Mother Teresa Catholic Primary School, Ormeau, 2014
|Population||14,460 (2016 census)|
|Location||49 km (30 mi) south of Brisbane CBD|
|LGA(s)||City of Gold Coast|
The name of the town came from Ormeau House the estate of Major Alexander Jenyns Boyd, a sugar planter of the 1860s. His first wife, Isabella (née Dawson) was born at Ormeau Road, Belfast, Ulster, Ireland. The word "ormeau" is French, meaning ‘young elm’.
- Ormeau State School
- Norfolk Village State Primary School
- Livingstone Christian College
- Ormeau Woods State High School
- Lutheran Ormeau Rivers District School (LORDS)
- The Toogoolawa School
- Mother Teresa Catholic Primary School (Prep to Year 6)
- the corner of Eggersdorf and Stewarts Road
- Peachey Road
- Reedmans Road, between Toogoolawa and Livingstone schools
- Norfolk Park at Halfway Drive
Sport and recreation
A number of well-known sporting teams represent the local area, including the Ormeau Shearers is the local rugby league club who play home games at Ormeau Oval. The Ormeau Bulldogs are the local football (AFL) team for both juniors and masters (over 35's), which had two new ovals open for use in 2014.
Ormeau All Stars Football Club was formed in 2013 to fill the need for a local soccer club in the community. All Stars play home games at Norfolk Park in Ormeau.