About the profile areas
The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Macquarie Links is 1,424, with a population density of 8.76 persons per hectare.
Location and boundaries
Macquarie Links is bounded by the suburb of Glenfield, Macquarie Field House and Bunbury Curran Creek in the north, the railway line in the east, Bow Bowing Canal and Bunbury Curran Creek in the south, and the Hume Highway in the west.
Macquarie Links is named after Governor Lachlan Macquarie.
2016 ABS ERP
hectares (2 Km2)
persons per hectare
Settlement of the area dates from the 1830s, with land used mainly for farming. Population was minimal until the late 1990s. Growth took place from 1996, particularly between 2001 and 2006, a result of new dwellings being added to the area. Growth slowed between 2006 and 2011 as the estate neared completion.
Macquarie Links is a recent residential and recreational area.
Major features of the area include Macquarie Links International Golf Course and Flora & Fauna Reserve.