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Murarrie Recreation Reserve Canoe Ramp (7162921482).jpg
Canoe ramp at Murarrie Recreation Reserve
Population 3,958 (2011 census)
 • Density 476.9/km2 (1,235/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4172
Area 8.3 km2 (3.2 sq mi)
Location 8 km (5 mi) from Brisbane CBD
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(Doboy Ward)
State electorate(s) Bulimba
Federal Division(s) Bonner, Griffith
Suburbs around Murarrie:
Eagle Farm Eagle Farm Pinkenba
Morningside Murarrie Hemmant
Cannon Hill Tingalpa Tingalpa

Murarrie is a suburb of Brisbane, Australia. It is located in the eastern suburbs on the southern bank of the Brisbane River adjacent to the Gateway Bridge.

Murarrie has both residential and industrial sections. Brisbane's two newspapers, The Courier-Mail and The Sunday Mail, are published at News Corporation's printing facility in Murarrie.

Murarrie railway station is located on the Cleveland railway line of the Queensland Rail City network, with a service at least every half-hour throughout the day, seven days a week.


In the 2011 census the population of Murarrie was 3,958, 50.2% female and 49.8% male.

The median age of the Murarrie population was 34 years of age, 3 years below the Australian median.

70.5% of people living in Murarrie were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 4.9%, England 3.5%, South Africa 1.2%, Fiji 1.1%, Scotland 1%.

81.9% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1% Hindi, 1% Mandarin, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.9% Vietnamese, 0.8% Korean.

Coordinates: 27°27′11″S 153°06′18″E / 27.453°S 153.105°E / -27.453; 153.105

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