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Red Hill

Red Hill

Red Hill is an inner suburb of Brisbane, 3 kilometers (1.9 mi) north-west of the Brisbane CBD. The size of Red Hill is approximately 140.6 square kilometers. It has 7 parks covering nearly 0.3% of total area. The suburb is one of the oldest in Brisbane. Red Hill got its name as a description from the steep hills which had lots of red soil and rocks. The suburb is very hilly and mainly residential, with shops and small businesses located on Musgrave and Waterworks Roads.

The population of Red Hill in 2011 was 5,546 people. By 2016 the population was 5,565 showing a population growth of 0.3% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Red Hill is 20-29 years. Households in Red Hill are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $3000 - $3999 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Red Hill work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 50.6% of the homes in Red Hill were owner-occupied compared with 50.5% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $848,500.


Amenities: The suburb is also the home of Brisbane's National Rugby League team, the Brisbane Broncos. Gilbert Park is the location of the Bronco's training ground, Leagues Club and general club management. The Ithaca Bowling Club in Gilbert Park was founded in May 1930 to cater for the western suburbs, with the clubhouse opened on 9 May 1931. This clubhouse is located adjacent to the Bronco's training ground.


Transport: Red Hill is serviced by multiple council buses. Until August 1968, electric trams ran along Waterwords Road, Musgrave Road and Enoggera Terrace.


Education: Red Hill is serviced by a number of schools in the surrounding suburbs including The Petrie Terrace State School in Paddington, Kelvin Grove State College in Kelvin Grove, Red Hill Special School and Ithaca Creek State School located on Lugg St, Bardon which is one of the oldest schools in Queensland, having opened on 28 September 1885.


To see the school catchment of the suburb please click here.


Postal Code: 4059


Source: Corelogic, Wikipedia