Pallara, Queensland

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Pallara
BrisbaneQueensland
Population511 (2016 census)[1]
Established1971
Postcode(s)4110
Location19 km (12 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s)City of Brisbane
(Moorooka Ward)[2]
State electorate(s)Algester
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around Pallara:
Doolandella Willawong Algester
Forest Lake Pallara Algester
Heathwood Larapinta Parkinson

Pallara is an outer southern suburb of the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Geography[edit]

Pallara is 19 kilometres (12 mi) south of the Brisbane CBD.

History[edit]

The name Pallara means flat land and is derived from a non-local Aboriginal word spelt with only one "l".[3]

The suburb is relatively undeveloped with electricity supply only reaching Pallara in 1961.

In 1997, the Pallara Parklands were opened on a remediated dump.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 census the population of Pallara was 511, 49.3% female and 50.7% male. The median age of the Pallara population was 48 years of age, 10 years above the Australian median. 69.2% of people living in Pallara were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 66.7%. 69.3% of people spoke only English at home. The most common responses for religion were No Religion 27.7% and Catholic 20.3%.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Pallara (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Moorooka Ward". Brisbane City Council. Brisbane City Council. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  3. ^ a b Mynott, Wicki (2009). 150 years: Richlands, Inala & neighbouring suburbs in Brisbane's South West. Richlands, Inala & Suburbs History Group. pp. 159–163.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 27°37′S 153°01′E / 27.617°S 153.017°E / -27.617; 153.017