City of BrisbaneCommunity profile
Skip to content

Enoggera

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Enoggera is 8,628, with a population density of 9.37 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Enoggera is bounded by Coolum Street, Taylors Road, Prospect Road, the Ferny Grove railway line, Bellevue Avenue and Kedron Brook in the north, Shand Street, Sicklefield Road, South Pine Road, the Ferny Grove railway line, Camborne Street, Samford Road, Cole Street, Marne Street, Girton Street, Lloyd Street, Moore Street, Banks Street, Lone Pine Street and Ungalla Street in the east, the Enoggera Military Camp in the south, and Yarrabee Road and the Enoggera Military Camp in the west.

Name origin

Enoggera is named from an Aboriginal word thought to mean "corroboree ground".

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from 1845, with land used mainly for farming, orcharding and vineyards. Gradual growth took place from the 1860s into the early 1900s, aided by the construction of the railway line in 1899 and the establishment of an army camp in 1910. Significant development occurred during the post-war years. The population declined slightly during the late 1990s, and then increased between 2001 and 2006, a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Enoggera is a residential and military area, with some industrial land use.

Major features

Major features of the area include Enoggera Military Camp (Gallipoli Barracks), Enoggera Memorial Park, Ferguson Park and a number of schools.

Included areas

This small area includes the suburb of Enoggera and most of the suburb of Gaythorne.

v17.07.21-1.0.0