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Greenslopes

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Greenslopes is 9,842, with a population density of 33.45 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Greenslopes is bounded by Junction Street, O'Keefe Street, Norman Creek, Main Avenue, Old Cleveland Road and Rialto Street in the north, Cornwall Street, Upper Cornwall Street, Chatsworth Road, Lade Street, Sackville Street, Wylma Street and Plimsoll Street in the east, Logan Road and the waterway in the south, and the Pacific Motorway and Cornwall Street in the west.

Name origin

Greenslopes was named to describe the green pastures in the area during early settlement.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from 1856, with land used mainly for grazing and farming. Some growth took place in the 1880s and 1890s. Expansion continued during the early 1900s. Significant development occurred during the post-war years, with many apartments built from the 1980s. The population has increased since the mid 1990s, largely a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Greenslopes is a residential area, with commercial areas along Logan Road and Old Cleveland Road, and an industrial area in the south-west.

Major features

Major features of the area include Stones Corner Village Shopping Centre, Greenslopes Shopping Centre, Greenslopes Private Hospital, Langlands Park Pool, A J Jones Recreation Centre, Ekibin Park, Langlands Park, Thompson Estate Reserve, Stephens Mountain and one school.

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