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Victoria Point

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Victoria Point is 15,424, with a population density of 11.51 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Victoria Point is bounded by Moreton Bay in the north and east, Moogurrapum Creek, Cleveland-Redland Bay Road and Double Jump Road in the south, and Kingfisher Road and Eprapah Creek in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1860s, with land used mainly for farming and timber-getting. Population was minimal until the late 1800s, with growth into the early 1900s, aided by the area becoming popular for holidays. Significant residential development did not occur until the 1970s. Substantial growth took place during the 1980s. Rapid growth continued from the early 1990s, with the population more than doubling between 1991 and 2011 as large numbers of new dwellings were added to the area. Growth was most rapid between 1991 and 2001.

Land use

Victoria Point is a residential, conservation and commercial area. The commercial and retail centre of Victoria Point support this suburb, and surrounding areas.

Major features

Major features of the area include Victoria Point Shopping Centre, Victoria Point Lakeside Shopping Centre, Town Centre at Victoria Point Shopping Centre, Pelicans Nest Shopping Centre, Point Halloran Conservation Area, Victoria Point YMCA & Aquatic Centre, Eprapah Scout Environmental Training Centre, Victoria Point Community Hall, Egret Colony Wetlands, Glen Road Wetlands, Brookvale Drive Park, Cameron Court Park, Cascade Gardens, Duncan Jenkins Eucalypt Park, E M Dowling Sportsfield, Les Moore Park, Orana Esplanade Park, Salford Waters Park, Sandy Drive Park, Victoria Point Reserve, W H Yeo Park, Victoria Point Jetty and a number of schools.