Suburb Profile: Paradise Point – Runaway Bay
Location and boundaries
Paradise Point – Runaway Bay is bounded by the Coomera River in the north, The Broadwater in the east, Drome Street, Morala Avenue and Coombabah Road in the south, and Pine Ridge Road, Oxley Drive, Turana Drive and Coombabah Creek in the west.
Runaway Bay was named to promote the area as a tranquil escape.
1,668 hectares (17 Km2)
10.51 persons per hectare
Settlement of the area dates from the 1880s, with land used mainly for farming. Significant development occurred during the late 1960s and 1970s, spurred by land reclamation and canal developments. The population gradually increased from the early 1990s, a result of new dwellings being added to the area.
Paradise Point – Runaway Bay is a residential area with substantial parklands and waterways, and some commercial areas.
Major features of the area include Moreton Bay Marine Park, The Broadwater, Jabiru Island, Phil Hill Environmental Park, Pine Ridge Conservation Park, Paradise Point Village Shopping Centre, Runaway Bay Shopping Village, Luke Harrop Cycling Circuit, Runaway Bay Sports Super Centre, Paradise Point Parklands, Bayview Park, O’Connell Park, Paul Scanlon Oval, Runaway Bay Lions Park and one school.
This small area encompasses the localities of Hollywell, Paradise Point and Runaway Bay.
* 2011 Usual residents
Source: http://profile.id.com.au 15/11/14