Seven Hills, Queensland
Seven Hills Bushland Reserve
|Population||2,028 (2011 census)|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane
Between 1912 and 1926 the southern edge of the suburb was serviced by a steam tram which connected with the Queensland Government Railway at Norman Park. Initially the service was operated by the Belmont Shire Council. The service was suspended in 1924. The service was reinstated by the Brisbane City Council in 1925 following the amalgamation of the local government authorities, but was again suspended in 1926. The tracks, which followed the present Oateson Skyline Drive and Ferguson Road and continued to Belmont along Old Cleveland Road, remained in place until 1934.
In 1953 the Brisbane City Council commenced a trolley-bus service, which connected the suburb with Fortitude Valley via Stanley Street, terminating just off Oateson Skyline Drive. The trolley-bus service ceased operation on 13 March 1969, when diesel buses took over the service.
80.6% of people living in Seven Hills were born in Australia, with the next most common countries of birth being England (3.6%), New Zealand (3.6%), South Africa (0.8%), India (0.6%), and the United States (0.6%). 90.3% of people spoke English as their first language, while the other most common responses were Japanese (0.6%), Mandarin (0.6%), Spanish (0.5%), Tagalog (0.4%), and German (0.4%).
- "Place name details: SEVEN HILLS". Government of Queensland (Department of Natural Resources and Mines). Retrieved 17 January 2014.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Seven Hills, Qld (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 October 2013.
- "Find a postcode". Australia Post. Retrieved 17 January 2014.
- "Morningside Ward". Brisbane City Council. Retrieved 17 January 2014.
- Centre for the Government of Queensland. "Seven Hills". Retrieved 19 January 2014.
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