Sandstone Point, Queensland

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Sandstone Point
Moreton BayQueensland
Population 3,895 (2011)
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 suburb approximately 52 kilometres (32 mi) north of Brisbane within the Moreton Bay Region. It is 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.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Sandstone Point is 3,895, 52.8% female and 47.2% male.

The median/average age of the Sandstone Point population is 51 years of age, 14 years above the Australian average.

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%.

94.2% of people speak English as their first language 0.4% Dutch, 0.3% Afrikaans, 0.3% German, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% French.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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