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Pullenvale - Pinjarra Hills

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Pullenvale - Pinjarra Hills is 2,804, with a population density of 0.94 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Pullenvale - Pinjarra Hills is bounded by Haven Road and the locality of Brookfield in the north, Moggill Creek and the Brisbane River in the east, Pullen Pullen Creek and Boyle Road in the south, and the localities of Anstead and Kholo in the west.

Name origin

Pullenvale is named after Pullen Pullen Creek, which was thought to be named from an Aboriginal word meaning "fighting ground". Pinjarra Hills is named after Pinjarra Road.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1840s, with land used mainly for timber-getting, crop farming and dairy farming. Growth took place in the 1870s. The most significant development occurred from the 1970s. The population has increased substantially since the early 1990s, a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Pullenvale - Pinjarra Hills is a rural and growing rural-residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include University of Queensland (Veterinary Science Farm), CSIRO Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies, Pullenvale Hall, Moggill Pony Club, Pullenvale Forest Park and two schools.