Mackenzie is a tiny suburb in south-east Brisbane, located 13 km from the CBD.
A notable geographical feature in the suburb is Mount Petrie, a small mountain where can get great views of Brisbane and Moreton Bay from its peak.
Two churches are located within the suburb, as well as several residential estates with hundreds of new homes constructed over the past decade.
Nearby suburbs are Belmont, Carindale, Mansfield, Rochedale, Upper Mount Gravatt, Wishart, Burbank and Chandler.
Leisure and Shopping
There are several parks in the suburb – Gainsborough Avenue Park, Mt Petrie Road Park, Mt Petrie Road (no. 386), Taylor Place Park and Oak Place Park. Mount Petrie Road features the Mackenzie Bushland. Other facilities on offer in these parks include playground, picnic area, electric barbeque equipment, basketball hoop and shared pathway.
Mackenzie has no large or small shopping centre. But it is near Carindale Westfield Shopping Centre, and Wishart Shopping Village and Civic Fair Shopping Centre in Wishart.
Population: 1,844 (2011 Census)
Median age: 36 years old
Average household size: 3.5
Top 5 Resident Lifestyles in Mackenzie
Established couples with children
Older couples and families
Maturing couples with children
Maturing and established independence
Top 5 Occupations of Residents
Clerical and administrative workers
Technicians and trades workers
Homes fully owned – 28%
Being purchased through home loan mortgage – 61.2%
Rented – 9.3%
House median sale price – $780,000 (as of Feb 2017, http://www.yourinvestmentpropertymag.com.au/top-suburbs/qld-4156-mackenzie.aspx)
Median rent per week – $470
Mackenzie State Primary School
Mt Petrie State School
Mackenzie is served by Mt Gravatt Bus services. Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Garden City and Brisbane City can be accessed by bus.