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Woolloongabba North (Urban Renewal)

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Woolloongabba North (Urban Renewal) is 3,611, with a population density of 40.17 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Woolloongabba North (Urban Renewal) is bounded by Amesbury Street and Shafston Avenue in the north, Manilla Street, Kennedy Terrace and Potts Street in the east, Stanley Street East, Wellington Road and Vulture Street in the south, and Captain Cook Bridge and the Brisbane River in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s. Growth took place in the late 1800s and early 1900s, aided by improved access. Expansion continued during the 1930s and 1940s, spurred by the establishment of a shipyard, associated maritime industries and an Immigration Reception Centre. The shipyards were vacated in the 1980s. The population has increased since the mid 1990s, a result of new dwellings being added to the area, largely from urban renewal and redevelopment.

Land use

Woolloongabba North (Urban Renewal) is a predominantly residential area, with some industrial areas.

Major features

Major features of the area include Southbank Institute of Technology (Kangaroo Point Campus), Riverlife Adventure Centre, Raymond Park, The Cliffs Boardwalk and one school.

Included areas

Woolloongabba North (Urban Renewal) encompasses parts of the suburbs of East Brisbane and Kangaroo Point.