Holland Park West, Queensland

Holland Park West is a suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.[2]

Geography

Holland Park West is located to the south-east of the Brisbane central business district between the Pacific Motorway and Logan Road. The suburb feature a busway station on the South East Busway.

History

The suburb takes its name from the adjacent suburb of Holland Park, which in turn takes its name from the subdivision of land owned by Julius Holland.[2]

In May 1914, on what is now known as Holland Park West, 62 subdivided allotments of 'Hill Farm Estate' were auctioned by G.T. Bell and Chandler and Russell. A map advertising the auction states the Estate was 12 minutes' walk from the Logan Road tram. [3][4]

Demographics

In the 2011 census, Holland Park West recorded a population of 5,965 people, 50.2% female and 49.8% male.

The median age of the Holland Park West population was 35 years of age, 2 years below the Australian median.

73.2% of people living in Holland Park West were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were England 3.1%, New Zealand 3.1%, India 2.1%, China 0.9%, Philippines 0.8%.

81.3% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.6% Greek, 1% Cantonese, 0.8% Punjabi, 0.7% Spanish, 0.5% Italian.

Education

The Marshall Road State School opened on 25 January 1960.[5]

References

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "2016 Community Profiles: Holland Park West (Brisbane City) (State Suburb)". 2016 Census of Population and Housing. Retrieved 22 December 2008. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Holland Park West - suburb (entry 47599)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  3. ^ "The Hill Farm Estate, Logan Road". State Library of Queensland. 16 May 1914. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Advertising". The Brisbane Courier (17, 576). Queensland, Australia. 15 May 1914. p. 12. Retrieved 25 February 2019 – via National Library of Australia.
  5. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 April 2019.

Coordinates: 27°31′S 153°04′E / 27.517°S 153.067°E / -27.517; 153.067