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Edens Landing
Logan CityQueensland
Edens Landing and Logan City.jpg
Homes along an elevated ridge with other Logan City suburbs in the background, 2014
Edens Landing is located in Queensland
Edens Landing
Edens Landing
Coordinates 27°42′11″S 153°10′08″E / 27.7030°S 153.1688°E / -27.7030; 153.1688Coordinates: 27°42′11″S 153°10′08″E / 27.7030°S 153.1688°E / -27.7030; 153.1688
Population 5,094 (2016 census)
 • Density 1,960/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4207
Area 2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 33 km (21 mi) south of Brisbane CBD
LGA(s) Logan City
State electorate(s) Macalister
Federal Division(s) Forde
Suburbs around Edens Landing:
Bethania Bethania Loganholme
Bethania Edens Landing Holmview
Waterford Holmview Holmview

Edens Landing is a suburb in the City of Logan, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Edens Landing had a population of 5094 people.

History

The current suburb of Edens Landing is a recent settlement developed by Leighton Holdings. It was originally called Holmview Heights. There is a street named after the original developers, Leighton Drive. Edens Landing was established in 1984-5 when Henry Edens, a man involved in the timber industry, allowed Leighton Holdings to clear the land, this was the start of many business dealings that lead to Edens acquiring the land and beginning the residential settlement.

Demographics

In the 2016 census, Edens Landing recorded a population of 5,094 people, 51.2% female and 48.8% male. The median age of the Edens Landing population was 33 years, 5 years below the national median of 38, with 69.8% of people living in Edens Landing born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 8.7%, England 4.0%, Afghanistan 1.2%, Philippines 1.0%, South Africa 0.6%. 84.4% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.9% Samoan, 0.8% Dari, 0.6% Hazaraghi, 0.6% Filipino, 0.5% Spanish.

Transportation

Edens Landing is serviced by the Logan City bus company with bus 562 making stops along the main street of Castile Crescent. This bus service connects at the Loganholme bus station and interchange (located adjacent to the Logan Hyperdome shopping centre) with a variety of bus services to the Brisbane CBD. Edens Landing also has a train station that is part of the Beenleigh railway line.

Religion

Currently Edens Landing has only one religious service, a Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Education

Edens Landing State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Jamie Nicolson Avenue (27°42′19″S 153°10′11″E / 27.7053°S 153.1698°E / -27.7053; 153.1698 (Edens Landing State School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 743 students with 56 teachers (47 full-time equivalent) and 31 non-teaching staff (19 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program. The school has a large oval for school sporting events as well as tennis, netball and basketball courts, with a small field located in the upper region of the school.

Sporting

Located off Loane Drive is Edens Landing's only sporting establishment. A Rugby League club, The Edens Landing Dragons formed in 1993 with one open side playing in the Metropolitan Rugby League Competition.In 1994, the opens coach who had experience in establishing another Logan Rugby League Club was asked by Leighton Holdings whether a junior club would be feasible and a proposal was put to Logan Districts Juniors to join their competition in 1995 with junior sides. The club operated on Leighton fields. The club offered teams from under 7's to Opens but has since folded after around eleven seasons. It formally participated in a number of competitions in Brisbane.

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