Regents Park, Queensland

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Regents Park
Logan CityQueensland
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Lamberth Road, 2014
Regents Park is located in Queensland
Regents Park
Regents Park
Coordinates27°40′36″S 153°02′31″E / 27.6766°S 153.0419°E / -27.6766; 153.0419 (Regents Park (centre of suburb))
Population10,962 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density2,284/km2 (5,910/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4118
Area4.8 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s)Logan City
State electorate(s)
Federal division(s)Rankin
Suburbs around Regents Park:
Hillcrest Browns Plains Browns Plains
Hillcrest Regents Park Heritage Park
Boronia Heights Park Ridge Heritage Park

Regents Park is a suburb in the City of Logan, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census Regents Park had a population of 10,962 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

The suburb is approximately 5 km² (476 hectares) in area, 12% of which is taken up by five parks.[citation needed]

History[edit]

Regents Park was originally part of Browns Plains. It was subdivided for residential housing in the early 1980s. The name Regents Park was proposed by the land developer.[2][3]

St Bernardine's Catholic School opened on 27 January 1982.[4]

Yugumbir State School opened on 28 January 1986.[5] The name 'Yugumbir' is an Aboriginal word for the district.[6]

Regents Park State School opened on 1 January 1994.[5]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
19915,399—    
19968,206+8.73%
20019,184+2.28%
YearPop.±% p.a.
20069,538+0.76%
201110,657[7]+2.24%
201610,962[1]+0.57%

Education[edit]

Regents Park State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Emerald Drive (27°40′55″S 153°02′06″E / 27.6820°S 153.0350°E / -27.6820; 153.0350 (Regents Park State School)).[8][9] In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 760 students with 58 teachers (51 full-time equivalent) and 46 non-teaching staff (34 full-time equivalent).[10] It includes a special education program.[8][11]

Yugumbir State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Vansittart Road (27°40′33″S 153°02′58″E / 27.6759°S 153.0494°E / -27.6759; 153.0494 (Yugumbir State School)).[8][12] In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 1,086 students with 77 teachers (73 full-time equivalent) and 42 non-teaching staff (29 full-time equivalent).[10] It includes a special education program.[8]

St Bernardine's School is a Catholic primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 25 Vergulde Road (27°40′11″S 153°02′05″E / 27.6697°S 153.0348°E / -27.6697; 153.0348 (St Bernardine's School)).[8][13] In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 738 students with 46 teachers (41 full-time equivalent) and 28 non-teaching staff (20 full-time equivalent).[10]

There are no secondary schools in Regents Park. The nearest government secondary schools are Browns Plains State High School in neighbouring Browns Plains to the north-west and Park Ridge State High School in neighbouring Park Ridge to the south.[14]

Amenities[edit]

There are a number of parks in the suburb, including:

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Regents Park had a population of 10,657 people; the population was 50.5% female and 49.5% male. The median age of the Regents Park population was 30 years, 7 years below the Australian average. Children aged under 15 years made up 25.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.0% of the population. 67.1% of people living in Regents Park were born in Australia, similar to the national average of 69.8%. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 9.2%, England 3.6%, Philippines 1.5%, Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.9%, South Africa 0.6%. 80.2% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 1.3% Samoan, 1.2% Serbian, 1.2% Spanish, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.7% Croatian. The most common response for religious affiliation was No Religion 24.9%, followed by Catholic 23.1%, Anglican 15.8%, Uniting Church 5.0% and Presbyterian and Reformed 3.1%. The great majority of households (84.9%) were family households, 12.3% were single person households and 2.8% were group households. The average household size was 3.1 people. Median mortgage repayments in Regents Park were $1,820, which is similar to the national median of $1,800.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Regents Park (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Regents Park – suburb in City of Logan (entry 47119)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  3. ^ "Regents Park". Suburbs. Logan City Council. Archived from the original on 8 May 2014. Retrieved 7 May 2014.
  4. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  5. ^ a b "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Prospectus 2014" (PDF). Yugumbir State School. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 May 2014. Retrieved 7 May 2014.
  7. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Regents Park (SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 7 May 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ "Regents Park State School". Archived from the original on 12 March 2020. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  10. ^ a b c "ACARA School Profile 2018". Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. Archived from the original on 27 August 2020. Retrieved 28 January 2020.
  11. ^ "Regents Park SS - Special Education Program". Archived from the original on 12 March 2020. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  12. ^ "Yugumbir State School". Archived from the original on 28 February 2021. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  13. ^ "St Bernardine's School". Archived from the original on 25 November 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  14. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  15. ^ a b c d e f g h "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.

External links[edit]

  • "Regents Park". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland. Archived from the original on 24 October 2020.