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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Wishart is 11,238, with a population density of 23.44 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Wishart is bounded by Broadwater Road and Mount Gravatt-Capalba Road in the north, the Gateway Motorway and Prebble Street in the east, Bulimba Creek in the south, and Logan Road and Newnham Road in the west.

Name origin

Wishart is named after an early land holder in the area.

Settlement history

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

Land use

Wishart is a predominantly residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Civic Fair Shopping Centre, Boorabbin Picnic Ground, Wishart Community Park and a number of schools.