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Bundaberg North
BundabergQueensland
Lions North Park.jpg
Lions Park North under Burnett Bridge
Population 5,484 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4670
Location 1 km (1 mi) N of Bundaberg
LGA(s) Bundaberg Regional Council
State electorate(s) Bundaberg
Federal Division(s) Hinkler
Suburbs around Bundaberg North:
Gooburrum Gooburrum Gooburrum
Oakwood Bundaberg North Kalkie
Millbank Bundaberg West
Bundaberg Central
Bundaberg East

Bundaberg North is a suburb of the Queensland city of Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia. It occupies the developed area north of the Burnett River, opposite the CBD. At the 2011 Census, Bundaberg North had a population of 5,485.

Geography

Bundaberg North adjoins the CBD and the suburbs of Bundaberg West, Bundaberg East and Kalkie at the Burnett River to the south and southeast, Gooburrum to the north and Oakwood to the west.

Bundaberg North is a residential suburb with some light industry and sugarcane farmlands.

The Hinkler Aviation Museum and Botanic Gardens are located in the suburb. The Millaquin sugar mill, operated by Bundaberg Sugar is a major employer in Bundaberg North.

Heritage listings

Bundaberg North has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

Demographics

In Bundaberg North 81.4% people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were 3.7% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Scotland, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% China.

90.6% people speak English only. Other languages spoken at home were 0.4% German, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.3% Turkish, 0.3% Italian.

Parks and open space

Bundaberg Botanic Gardens sprawl over 27 hectares of land and feature a variety of 10,000 trees and shrubs. A magnificent lake, creating a habitat attracting up to 114 species of birds, is centrepiece of the Botanic Gardens, while a wedding chapel, shaded picnic areas, themed boardwalks, Japanese gardens and children’s playground enhance the appeal of one of Bundaberg’s favourite lifestyle precincts.

The parklands along the river, comprising Edina St Park and Lions North Park, form the largest riverside parklands in Bundaberg. The park features some BBQ facilities and two boat ramps. Several smaller reserves are distributed evenly through the residential area.

There are two main sports facilities in the suburb : the Bundaberg Golf Course and the Hockey Ground.

Transport

Major roads include Hinkler Avenue (State Route 3), Queen Street and Ferrymead Road.

Bundaberg North is serviced by two bus routes:

  • Route 3B : City to North Bundaberg via Botanical Gardens, RSL Village and Golf Club
  • Route 6 : City to Moore Park Beach

Coordinates: 24°51′02″S 152°20′30″E / 24.850627°S 152.341722°E / -24.850627; 152.341722

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