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Overview Anstead, an outer suburb in the western portion of the City of Brisbane, Queensland, covers an area of 14.3 square kilometres. It has a population of 1,509 people (2016 census). Anstead is surrounded by the suburbs of Kholo, Pullenvale, Karalee, Pinjarra Hills, Barellan Point, Moggill, and Bellbowrie.
Anstead is 21.1 kilometres west-southwest of the CBD of Brisbane. It is within the local government area of the City of Brisbane.
Living in Anstead Anstead is a rural suburb next to the Brisbane River. It is primarily a residential suburb. The Brisbane River shoreline used to be a waste damp because it is flood-prone. The property on the river was acquired by the Brisbane City Council in 1950, and it is today the Anstead Bushland Reserve.
Anstead does not have any schools. Most children of the residents of Anstead go to the Moggill State School in Moggill, the nearest primary school to the south of Anstead. Kenmore State High School in Kenmore, north-east of Anstead, is the closest secondary school.
History of Anstead Anstead got its name from the original landowner in Mount Crosby Road, close to Kangaroo Gully Road, John Anstead. Anstead was a quarry master and timber getter during the 1860s. Anstead used to be part of Moggill. It was officially gazetted as a suburb in 1975.
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