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Red Hill

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Red Hill is 6,194, with a population density of 36.48 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Red Hill is bounded by Enoggera Creek, Murray Street and Windsor Road in the north, Victoria Street and Kelvin Grove Road in the east, Musgrave Road, Hale Street, Sweetman Street, Cairns Terrace, Cochrane Street, Carlyle Street, View Street, Pitt Street and Kennedy Terrace in the south, and Lugg Street in the west.

Name origin

Red Hill was named to describe the soil in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the late 1800s. Significant development did not occur until the 1960s. The population has increased slightly since the early 1990s, largely a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Red Hill is a predominantly residential area, with some small commercial areas.

Major features

Major features of the area include Brisbane North Institute of TAFE (Ithaca Campus), SkillsTech Australia (Ithaca Campus), Moonyah Salvation Army Rehabilitation Centre, Red Hill Art Gallery, Red Hill Centre, Gilbert Park, Woolcock Park and one school.