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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Durack is 7,751, with a population density of 17.38 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Durack is bounded by Freeman Road and Oakmont Avenue in the north, Blunder Creek in the east, the suburb of Doolandella, Blunder Road and Inala Avenue in the south, and Sycamore Street, Serviceton Avenue and Rosemary Street in the west.

Name origin

Durack is named after Michael Durack, an original land holder in the area. It was originally known as Oxley South.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1880s, with land used mainly for timber-getting, grazing and farming. Significant development occurred during the post-war years. The population has increased slightly since the early 1990s, a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Durack is a residential and rural area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Delbridge Park, The Durack Common, Canine Control Council Dog Showground, Bremer Institute of TAFE (Durack Campus), Brisbane Muslim School and a number of other schools.