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
- Elderly families
Top 5 Occupations of Residents
- Clerical and administrative workers
- Technicians and trades workers
- Sales workers
- 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.