Suburb Profile: Bundall

Location and boundaries

Bundall is bounded by Slatyer Avenue in the north, Bundall Road in the east, the Nerang River in the south, and the suburb of Benowa in the west.

Name origin

Bundall is named from an Aboriginal word meaning “cockspur” (prickly vine).
 

Population

4,189*

Land area

390 hectares (4 Km2)

Population density

10.74 persons per hectare

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1860s, with land used mainly for sugar growing and dairy farming. Population was minimal until the 1960s. Rapid development occurred during the 1970s and early 1980s. The population increased marginally from the early 1990s, a result of few new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Bundall is an established residential area, with some small commercial areas and substantial waterways.

Major features

Major features of the area include Gold Coast Turf Club (Gold Coast Racecourse & Equine Centre) and Gold Coast Iceland Skating Rink.

* 2011 Usual residents

Source: http://profile.id.com.au 15/11/14