Brahma Lodge, South Australia

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Brahma Lodge
AdelaideSouth Australia
Population
Postcode(s) 5109
LGA(s) City of Salisbury
State electorate(s) Wright
Federal Division(s) Wakefield
Suburbs around Brahma Lodge:
Salisbury Salisbury Salisbury Plain
Salisbury South Brahma Lodge Salisbury East
Salisbury South Salisbury East Salisbury East

Brahma Lodge is a northern suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. It is located in the City of Salisbury.

History

The land on which the current suburb lies was owned by Frank Reiss who, in 1960, became the first to sell his land for subdivision. The suburb was named for the trotting horse stud of the same name that had been located on the land.[3] Brahma Lodge Post Office opened on 14 May 1962.[4]

Geography

The suburb lies southeast of Salisbury town centre.

Demographics

The 2006 Census by the Australian Bureau of Statistics counted 2,983 persons in Brahma Lodge on census night. Of these, 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female.[2]

The majority of residents (68.6%) are of Australian birth, with other common census responses being England (9.4%), Italy (2.3%) and Vietnam (2.1%).[2]

The age distribution of Brahma Lodge residents is similar to that of the greater Australian population. 66.5% of residents were over 25 years in 2006, which was the same as the Australian average; and 33.5% were younger than 25 years.[2]

Community

The local newspaper is the News Review Messenger. Other regional and national newspapers such as The Advertiser and The Australian are also available.

Schools

Brahma Lodge Primary School is located near the centre of the suburb.

Attractions

Parks

The main greenspace in Brahma Lodge is Cockburn Green, between Hammond Avenue and Mortess Street, and Brahma Lodge Oval on Francis Road.

Transportation

Roads

Brahma Lodge is serviced by Main North Road and Park Terrace, the latter linking the suburb to Salisbury town centre.

Public transport

Brahma Lodge is serviced by buses run by the Adelaide Metro.

See also

References

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Brahma Lodge (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Brahma Lodge (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 March 2011.
  3. ^ "Place Names of South Australia". The Manning Index of South Australian History. State Library of South Australia. Archived from the original on 24 November 2009. Retrieved 18 March 2011.
  4. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 26 May 2011.

External links

  • "City of Salisbury". Official website. Retrieved 18 March 2011.
  • "City of Salisbury". Local Government Association of SA. Retrieved 18 March 2011.
  • "2006 Census Data by Location". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 18 March 2011.

Coordinates: 34°46′30″S 138°39′18″E / 34.775°S 138.655°E / -34.775; 138.655

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