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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Busby is 4,470, with a population density of 36.32 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Busby is bounded by Green Valley Road in the north, St Johns Road and Heckenberg Avenue in the east, Cartwright Avenue in the south and Banks Road and Rundle Road in the west.

Name origin

Busby is named after James Busby, a pioneer wine maker.

Settlement history

Development of the area dates primarily from the 1960s and 1970s, as part of the Green Valley public housing area. The population declined slightly between 1991 and 2006, and then increased slightly between 2006 and 2011.

Land use

Busby is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Bradshaw Park, Whitlam Park and Busby Public School.