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Murrarie QLD


Postcode: 4172

Murarrie is a suburb of Brisbane, Australia. It is located in the eastern suburbs on the southern bank of the Brisbane River adjacent to the Gateway Bridge.

Murarrie has both residential and industrial sections. Brisbane’s two newspapers, The Courier-Mail and The Sunday Mail, are published at News Corporation’s printing facility in Murarrie. Murarrie’s postcode is 4172.

Murrarie railway station is located on the Cleveland Line of the CityTrain system, with a train service at least every half-hour throughout the day seven days a week.

Murarrie is about 8km from Brisbane’s CBD. Over 42% of households in this area are comprised of couples with children, a further 28% are couples without children and 25% are single parent families. There are very few units or townhouses in this area and stand-alone houses account for 99% of the dwellings in Murarrie. This suburb has had a number of new estates opened up recently so you’ll find brick and tile homes in those areas. The older areas tend more towards post-war, weatherboard cottages with the traditional tin roof. The median house price in Murarrie for the 2004 calendar year was $365,000.

There are plenty of great dining options in and around Murarrie. If you’re looking for a local café, take-away, pub or restaurant you’ll find it here.