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St Vincents Road, outside Nudgee Cemetery
Nudgee is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 3,578 (2016 census)
 • Density 917/km2 (2,380/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4014
Area 3.9 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 17.6 km (11 mi) NW of Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
(Northgate Ward)
State electorate(s) Nudgee
Federal Division(s) Lilley
Suburbs around Nudgee:
Boondall Nudgee Beach Nudgee Beach
Banyo Nudgee Nudgee Beach
Banyo Brisbane Airport Brisbane Airport

Nudgee is a north-eastern suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Nudgee had a population of 3,578 people.


In the 2011 census, Nudgee recorded a population of 2,856 people; 53% female and 47% male.

The median age of the Nudgee population was 37 years of age, which was the same as the national median. Children aged under 15 years made up 19.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.4% of the population.

78% of people living in Nudgee were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 3.6%, England 2.5%, India 2.3%, Philippines 1.8%, Ireland 0.9%.

88.1% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 1.3% Filipino, 1.1% Punjabi, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.6% German, 0.6% Mandarin.


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Nudgee railway station, 2013

Nudgee is served by the Nudgee railway station (27°21′58″S 153°05′01″E / 27.3661°S 153.0835°E / -27.3661; 153.0835 (Nudgee railway station)) on the Shorncliffe railway line and provides access to regular Queensland Rail City network services to Brisbane and beyond.

In the 2011 census, 18.0% of employed people traveled to work on public transport and 60.3% by car (either as driver or as passenger).


Nudgee will be amongst the first suburbs in the Brisbane Area to be connected to the National Broadband Network, with services predicted to be available in November 2013. Nudgee's upcoming fibre network will be serviced by the 4NDG fibre serving area.


Nudgee cemetery is located on St Vincents Road and is operated by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane. It is the largest private cemetery in Brisbane. Although most people buried there are Catholics, non-Catholics can also be buried there.


There are no schools within the suburb. Earnshaw State College is both the nearest primary and secondary school in neighbouring Banyo.

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