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Durack
BrisbaneQueensland
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Blunder Road
Population: 6,177
Established: 1991
Postcode: 4077
Location: 15 km (9 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA: City of Brisbane
(Forest Lake Ward; Moorooka Ward)
State District: Electoral district of Inala
Federal Division: Division of Oxley
Suburbs around Durack:
Inala Oxley Willawong
Inala Durack Willawong
Inala Doolandella Pallara

Durack is an outer suburb of Brisbane, Australia. It is 15 kilometres (9 mi) south-west of the CBD. The suburb had a population of 6,177 at the 2011 Census.

Durack is named after Michael Durack, one of the original landholders of the area. It was given this name in 1976 from a naming competition in a local newspaper.

Demographics

In the 2011 census, Durack recorded a population of 6,177 people, 51.6% female and 48.4% male.

The median age of the Durack population was 38 years of age, 1 year above the Australian median.

54.6% of people living in Durack were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were Vietnam 14.3%, New Zealand 3.9%, England 3.2%, Samoa 1.5%, Philippines 1.4%.

54.4% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 23.2% Vietnamese, 3.1% Samoan, 1.3% Arabic, 0.9% Tagalog, 0.9% Spanish.

Transport

The suburb is linked to Salisbury railway station and the Brisbane CBD by bus route 110. The suburb is also linked to Richlands railway station by bus route 466.

Coordinates: 27°35′S 152°59′E / 27.583°S 152.983°E / -27.583; 152.983


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