Sinnamon Park, Queensland

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Sinnamon Park
BrisbaneQueensland
Sinnamon Road, Sinnamon Park.JPG
Sinnamon Road and roundabout
Population 6,362 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4073
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(Pullenvale Ward)
State electorate(s) Mount Ommaney
Federal Division(s) Oxley
Suburbs around Sinnamon Park:
Jindalee Fig Tree Pocket Fig Tree Pocket
Mount Ommaney Sinnamon Park Seventeen Mile Rocks
Jamboree Heights Darra Seventeen Mile Rocks

Sinnamon Park is a suburb of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia located 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) south-west of the Brisbane CBD.

Geography[edit]

The suburb's northern boundary is marked by the Brisbane River.

History[edit]

Sinnamon Park is named for the pioneering Sinnamon Family. The land occupied by Sinnamon Village retirement complex and the river flats east of the Centenary Freeway were formerly the family farm.

Heritage listings[edit]

Sinnamon Park has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, the population of Sinnamon Park was 6,362, 53.4% female and 46.6% male.

The median age of the Sinnamon Park population was 39 years, 2 years above the Australian median.

61.1% of people living in Sinnamon Park were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were England 5.3%, New Zealand 3%, India 2.7%, South Africa 2.5%, Vietnam 2.5%.

72.2% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 3.7% Vietnamese, 3% Mandarin, 2% Cantonese, 1.7% Hindi, 1.1% Persian (excluding Dari).

Politics[edit]

The people of Sinnamon Park are represented in the Queensland Parliament by Tarnya Smith the ALP Member for Mount Ommaney.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Sinnamon Park (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Sinnamon Memorial Uniting Church (entry 600235)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 6 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Sinnamon Farm (entry 600233)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 6 July 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 27°32′26″S 152°57′07″E / 27.5406°S 152.9519°E / -27.5406; 152.9519