Dreaming of a property in Whiteside, QLD 4503? It's important to know whether the area is going to suit your personal needs. The Homes.com.au suburb profile informs you with unique data about Whiteside house prices, demographics & market trends so we can help you make an intelligent decision about your potential move to the suburb.
If you are considering packing up and moving to Whiteside, continue reading for a brief history lesson to discover the lifestyle and what the suburb has to offer.
Overview Whiteside is a suburb in Moreton Bay, Queensland, situated 26 kilometres from the Brisbane central business district. As per the 2016 census, the suburb is home to 753 residents. Neighbouring Whiteside is the suburbs of Rush Creek, Kurwongbah, Samsonvale, Petrie, Cashmere, and Joyner.
Living in Whiteside One of the most visited and popular areas in Whiteside is around the heritage area of Old Petre Town. Markets, museums, beautiful old cottages and cafes are located here, catering to locals and visitors alike. There are no schools in the suburb. Primary level students take classes in Petrie, and secondary level pupils study in the nearby Bray Park.
History of Whiteside It was in 1843 when Captain Francis Henry Griffin settled in the land where the suburb is located. He was immediately joined by his brothers, John and William, and then his parents to settle in the area. The run that the Griffin family-controlled to raise cattle and sheep was known as Whiteside.
In 1847, aboriginals were killed due to poisoning at the Whiteside sheep station owned by Capt. Griffin. It was found that flour laced was arsenic was intentionally left in the hut as revenge for the attack of the aboriginals on a hut keeper. The Griffins were taken to court about the massacre, but they claimed it was done by a servant that they no longer employed.
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