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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.


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.


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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