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Durack
BrisbaneQueensland
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Population 7,487 (2016 census)
 • Density 1,872/km2 (4,850/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4077
Area 4.0 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 17 km (11 mi) SW of Brisbane CBD
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(Forest Lake Ward; Moorooka Ward)
State electorate(s) Inala
Federal Division(s) Oxley
Suburbs around Durack:
Inala Oxley Willawong
Inala Durack Willawong
Inala Doolandella Willawong

Durack is an outer south-western suburb of the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Durack had a population of 7,487 people.

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 100. The suburb is also linked to Richlands railway station by bus route 460.

Education

Durack State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 69 Inala Avenue (27°35′50″S 152°58′54″E / 27.5973°S 152.9818°E / -27.5973; 152.9818 (Durack State School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 593 students with 45 teachers (40 full-time equivalent) and 36 non-teaching staff (23 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.

Glenala State High School is a government secondary (7-12) school for boys and girls at Glenala Road (27°35′10″S 152°58′49″E / 27.5861°S 152.9803°E / -27.5861; 152.9803 (Glenala State High School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 790 students with 72 teachers (70 full-time equivalent) and 40 non-teaching staff (30 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program.

Australian International Islamic College is a private primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at 724 Blunder Road (27°35′51″S 152°59′16″E / 27.5976°S 152.9877°E / -27.5976; 152.9877 (Australian International Islamic College)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 613 students with 45 teachers (42 full-time equivalent) and 31 non-teaching staff (25 full-time equivalent).

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