Suburb Profile


Strathpine


Strathpine is a suburb in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] It is home to the Pine Rivers District offices of the Moreton Bay Region as well as many businesses. The area is home to Strathpine Centre, a medium-sized urban shopping centre. In the 2011 census, Strathpine had a population of 9,278 people.[1] Strathpine is a Scottish place name, where strath means valley and pine refers to the Pine River.[2] The area now known as Strathpine was originally developed in the 1860s as an addition to the North Pine settlement during the Gympie gold rush. In the late 19th century, the area was known for sugar and rum production, with several sugar mills and distilleries in the area. The area was first named Strathpine by the Queensland Government Railways in the 1880s.[3] From 1889 to 2008, Strathpine was the administrative centre of the Pine Rivers Shire Council (formerly known as the Pine Division and the Shire of Pine). Although Pine Rivers Shire was amalgamated in 2008 into...

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