Thorneside, Queensland

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Thorneside
Redland City,  Queensland
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Thorneside
Coordinates 27°29′S153°12′E / 27.483°S 153.200°E / -27.483; 153.200 Coordinates: 27°29′S153°12′E / 27.483°S 153.200°E / -27.483; 153.200
Population3,761 (2016 census) [1]
Postcode(s) 4158
Location17 km (11 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Redland City
State electorate(s) Capalaba
Federal Division(s) Bowman
Suburbs around Thorneside:
Lota Moreton BayMoreton Bay
Ransome Thorneside Birkdale
Birkdale Birkdale Birkdale

Thorneside is a coastal suburb of Redland City, Queensland, Australia. It is located east of Brisbane, the capital of the Queensland. [2]

Redland City Local government area in Queensland, Australia

Redland City, better known as the Redlands and formerly known as Redland Shire, is a local government area located in the southeast of the Brisbane metropolitan area in South East Queensland. With a population just under 150,000, the City is spread along the southern coast of Moreton Bay, covering 537.1 square kilometres (207.4 sq mi). Its mainland borders the City of Brisbane to the west and north-west, and Logan City to the south-west and south, while its islands are situated north of the City of Gold Coast.

Queensland North-east state of Australia

Queensland is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia. Situated in the north-east of the country, it is bordered by the Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales to the west, south-west and south respectively. To the east, Queensland is bordered by the Coral Sea and Pacific Ocean. To its north is the Torres Strait, with Papua New Guinea located less than 200 km across it from the mainland. The state is the world's sixth-largest sub-national entity, with an area of 1,852,642 square kilometres (715,309 sq mi).

Brisbane capital city of Queensland, Australia

Brisbane is the capital of and the most populated city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia. Brisbane's metropolitan area has a population of approximately 2.5 million, and the South East Queensland metropolitan region, centred on Brisbane, encompasses a population of more than 3.6 million.

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History

The locality is named after the Thorneside railway station, originally named Thorne's siding after William Thorne who bought a lot of land around Thorneside when it was originally subdivided in 1913. At that time the land was known as Thorne's estate. [2] [3]

Thorneside railway station railway station in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Thorneside railway station is located on the Cleveland line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the suburb of Thorneside in Redland City.

Geography

Residential development in the suburb is predominately housing estates built around Thorneside Road and Mooroondu Road.

Demographics

In the 2011 census, Thorneside recorded a population of 3,548 people, 50.1% female and 49.9% male. [4] The median age of the Thorneside population was 38 years, 1 year above the national median of 37. 74.2% of people living in Thorneside were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 6.4%, England 5.7%, Scotland 0.8%, South Africa 0.7%, Ireland 0.7%. 90.6% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Punjabi, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% French, 0.3% Japanese. [4]

Attractions

Tingalpa Creek river in Queensland, Australia

Tingalpa Creek is a creek in South East Queensland. It flows along Brisbane's south east boundary with Redland City Council. On early maps the creek was called both Tunim Creek and Tangulba Creek.

Amenities

The Redland City Council operates a mobile library service which visits Beth Boyd Park, as well as Thorneside Community Hall on Mooroondu Road. [5]

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References

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Thorneside (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 November 2014. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  2. 1 2 "Thorneside (entry 43636)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government . Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  3. "Birkdale and Thorneside". www.redland.qld.gov.au. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  4. 1 2 Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Thorneside (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 November 2014. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  5. "Mobile Library". Redland City Council . Archived from the original on 31 January 2018. Retrieved 31 January 2018.