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Burbank

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Burbank is 1,455, with a population density of 0.48 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Burbank is bounded by Proutt Road and a line running continuous of Proutt Road in the north, Redland City and Tingalpa Creek in the east, Ford Road and Priestdale Road in the south, and Priest Gully, Ford Road, Grieve Road, Pillinger Road, Daymar Street, Mount Cotton Road, Mount Gravatt-Capalba Road and Prout Road in the west.

Name origin

Burbank is named after Alfred or Frank Burbank, who once lived in the area. It was originally known as Upper Tingalpa.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1860s, with land used mainly for timber-getting, then dairying and farming. The Tingalpa Reservoir was completed in 1967. The most significant development occurred from the late 1970s. The population and dwelling stock have been relatively stable since the mid 1990s.

Land use

Burbank is a predominantly rural area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Tingalpa Reservoir, Brisbane Koala Bushlands, Brisbane Koala Park and Sinai College.

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