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Logan City

Logan is located in the heart of south-east Queensland, midway between Brisbane and the Gold Coast. With a population of around 170,000, Logan is Queensland's third largest city. The city enjoys the best of all worlds. Its access to the State's major transport links makes it an ideal residential and business locale, but without the congestion or expense of living in a capital city or a major tourist town.


Summer: 21 - 37 degrees Celsius Winter: 8 - 20 degrees Celsius 350 days per year when temperature at 3pm is in the 15 - 27 degrees Celsius range.


Preschools: 30 State primary schools: 28 State secondary schools: 10 Non-government schools: 13 Special schools: 1 (plus 8 units at other school locations) University: 1 TAFE College: 1 (three campuses)

Electorates - Federal

(All or part of) Fadden, Forde, Moreton, Oxley, Rankin.

Electorates - State

(All or part of) Algester, Logan, Mansfield, Redlands, Springwood, Stretton, Sunnybank, Waterford, Woodridge.


Location: Between Brisbane and the Gold Coast Area: 249.7 sq km


  • Original inhabitants from the Yugambeh and Jaggera language groups

  • Logan area settled by Europeans 1842

  • Logan Shire created June 8, 1978

  • Logan Shire Council operating July 1, 1979

  • Logan City proclaimed January 1, 1981

  • Visit our history webpage for more details on the history of Logan City.


Total 170,000 (estimated)

under 15 years - 25% under 25 years - 41% under 35 years - 56%


December - March: 150mm rain per month June - December: 50mm rain per month