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Dutton Park QLD

Dutton Park

Postcode: 4102

Dutton Park is a suburb of Brisbane, Australia located 5km south of the Brisbane CBD. The suburb is predominantly residential, with some light industrial and commercial areas.

Dutton Park lies on a ridge to the east of the Brisbane River, opposite from St Lucia. The site slopes down from Gladstone Road with an average gradient of 0.026.

The suburb is dominated by Dutton Park, which includes a large recreation area and former public cemetery. The former Boggo Road Gaol is also located in the suburb. More recently, in 2006, the Eleanor Schonell Bridge was opened, linking the St Lucia campus of the University of Queensland with Southern Brisbane.

Between 1901 and 1969 the suburb was served by electric trams. Tram services operated along Gladstone Road and Annerley Road, with a connecting line to the Ipswich Road tram depot along Cornwall Street. Between 1912 and 1927 a tram depot was located in Lang Street (now Tamar Street).

By Bus, Brisbane Transport bus routes 196, 197 and 198 served the suburb along Gladstone Road. Annerley Road to the City (via the Busway) is served by routes 105, 107, 108, 109, 116 and 202. With the opening of the Eleanor Schonell Bridge on Sunday 17 December 2006, construction of the Boggo Road Busway started in mid-2006 and is due for completion mid-2008 along with the development at Boggo Road Gaol Precinct starting in 2007.

By Train, Dutton park is served by the Dutton Park Railway Station.