Sandstone Point, Queensland

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Sandstone Point
Population 3,895 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4511
Location 52 km (32 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Pumicestone
Federal Division(s) Longman
Suburbs around Sandstone Point:
Ningi Banksia Beach Bellara
Goodwin Beach Sandstone Point Bongaree
Goodwin Beach Moreton Bay Moreton Bay

Sandstone Point is a locality within the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2]


Sandstone Point is approximately 52 kilometres (32 mi) north of Brisbane, located across the bridge from Bribie Island and has views of Moreton Bay and surroundings. The suburb is one of the fastest growing residential communities in the Moreton Bay Regional Council.[citation needed]


Originally known as Toorbul Point, the area was the site of an Allied amphibious training base during World War II.[3]


In the 2011 census, Sandstone Point recorded a population of 3,895 people, 52.8% female and 47.2% male.[1]

The median age of the Sandstone Point population was 51 years, 14 years above the national median of 37.[1]

76.8% of people living in Sandstone Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 7.6%, New Zealand 4.2%, Scotland 1%, Germany 0.7%, Netherlands 0.6%.[1]

94.2% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.4% Dutch, 0.3% Afrikaans, 0.3% German, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% French.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Sandstone Point (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 February 2017.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Sandstone Point - locality in Moreton Bay Region (entry 45495)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 19 July 2017. 
  3. ^ Donald, Ron (2010). The Yanks called it "Terrible Point". Bribie Island, Qld: Victory Press. ISBN 978-0-9579452-2-7. 

Coordinates: 27°05′S 153°08′E / 27.083°S 153.133°E / -27.083; 153.133