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Sunnybank Hills

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Sunnybank Hills is 19,133, with a population density of 29.66 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Sunnybank Hills is bounded by Beenleigh Road in the north, Gowan Road in the east, Compton Road and Beaudesert Road in the south, and Ingram Road, Jackson Road, Landseer Street and Bradman Street in the west.

Name origin

Sunnybank Hills is named after the neighbouring suburb of Sunnybank, which was thought to be named after a village in Lancashire, England.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1860s, with land used mainly for farming and nurseries. Population was minimal until the 1880s. Rapid growth took place from the 1960s to the 1980s. The population has increased since the early 1990s, a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Sunnybank Hills is a predominantly residential area, with some commercial areas.

Major features

Major features of the area include Sunnybank Hills Shopping Centre, Centro Pinelands, Jack Pyle Park, Robert Mitchell Park, Westway Picnic Ground and one school.