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Moreton Bay, Queensland
Population 1,787 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4055
Location 21 km (13 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Ferny Grove
Federal Division(s) Dickson
Suburbs around Bunya:
Draper Eatons Hill Albany Creek
Samford Bunya Albany Creek
Ferny Hills Arana Hills Everton Hills

Bunya is a suburb in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. It is north-west of Brisbane, the capital city.

Bunya is home to the Bunyaville Forest Reserve, operated by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. Spotted gum, grey ironbark, narrow-leaved ironbark, white mahogany, tallowwood, forest red gum, grey gum and brush box grow in the open forests. The forest protects a small community of the broad-leaved spotted gum Corymbia henryi found only in the Brisbane region.


In the 2011 census, Bunya recorded a population of 1,787 people, 49.7% female and 50.3% male.

The median age of the Bunya population was 41 years, 4 years above the national median of 37.

81.6% of people living in Bunya were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 5.7%, New Zealand 2%, South Africa 1.3%, Canada 0.6%, Papua New Guinea 0.4%.

93.9% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.8% German, 0.3% French, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Auslan.

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