Is Newport, QLD 4020 on your radar? It is a good first step to discover if it is an ideal consideration, given your lifestyle and circumstances. The Homes.com.au suburb profile informs you with unique data about Newport property prices, market trends & demographics so that we can educate you on your potential move to the suburb.
If you are making a move to Newport, keep reading for a brief history lesson to find out more about the lifestyle and what makes this suburb so popular.
Overview Newport is a coastal suburb in the Moreton Bay Region of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is located at the north of the Redcliffe Peninsula and nearly 29 kilometres north-northeast of Brisbane. According to the 2016 population census, 2,964 people were living in the area.
Living in Newport Newport is a popular suburb and known for its water-side residential housing. It consists of artificial canal waterways as the suburb is surrounded by water (ocean and canals). The area is suitable for couples and families who want to stay away from the city’s hustle and bustle. It also has two yacht clubs - Newport Cruising Yacht Club and Moreton Bay Boat Club. These clubs sail and complete each Wednesday and Saturday. The suburb is also the base for the Newport Game Fishing Club.
History of Newport Newport’s name comes from the Newport Waterways housing estate. Newport was gazetted as the Place Name Decision Notice 2008 in the Queensland Government Gazette - Natural Resources and Water. It was made up of two areas until 2008 - the western side being part of Kippa-Ring while the east of Albatross & Walkers Creek Canal being Scarborough. Currently, new land is being used to dig out more artificial canals in the area.
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