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Macquarie Links

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Macquarie Links is 1,407, with a population density of 8.66 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.

Name origin

Macquarie Links is named after Governor Lachlan Macquarie.

Settlement history

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.

Land use

Macquarie Links is a recent residential and recreational area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Macquarie Links International Golf Course and Flora & Fauna Reserve.