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Buyers Agent Highgate Hill QLD 4101

Highgate Hill is an inner southern suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. 

Highgate Hill is 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) south of the Brisbane CBD on the Brisbane River. The topography of the suburb is undulating hills, the highest being the hill (27.4870°S 153.01667°E) also called Highgate Hill at 64 metres (210 ft) above sea level. Together with West End and South Brisbane, it occupies a peninsula surrounded on three sides by the Brisbane River. From the central ridge occupied by Dornoch Terrace, land slopes steeply down towards the river to the south and north towards low-lying land of the two adjacent suburbs. To the east, further hilly land extends past Gladstone Road.

Highgate Hill is a high-density residential suburb with many apartment buildings, some more than 10 storeys. These apartment blocks are centered along the main road of Dornoch Terrace, a trend that was started in 1960 by the landmark Torbreck building. Proximity to and views of the Brisbane central business district have drawn residents to the area.

Population: 6,194

Postcode: 4101

Suburbs around Highgate Hill: West End, South Brisbane, Dutton Park, St Lucia




  • West End State School

  • Dutton Park State School

  • Brisbane State Highschool




At the 2016 census, the suburb of Highgate Hill recorded a population of 6,194 people

Age distribution: The median age of the Highgate Hill population was 34 years of age, 3 years below the Australian median.

Ethnic diversity: 59.2% of people living in Highgate Hill were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were England 3.9%, Greece 3.8%, New Zealand 3%, China 1.8%, India 1.7%. 66.3% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 7.9% Greek, 2.5% Mandarin, 1.7% Vietnamese, 1.6% Spanish, 1% French.

Religion: The most common responses for religion in Highgate Hill were No Religion, so described 42.0%, Catholic 13.0%, Not stated 12.8%, Eastern Orthodox 8.0% and Anglican 6.1%. In Highgate Hill No Religion, so described was the largest religious group reported overall (48.2%).

Finances: 20.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 21.1% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

Transport: The most common methods of travel to work for employed people were: Car, as driver 37.8%, Walked only 14.8% and Bus 12.9%. Other common responses were Bicycle 7.0% and Worked at home 5.6%. On the day, 17.6% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 44.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).


Housing: Of occupied private dwellings in Highgate Hill, 38.2% were separate houses, 5.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 55.7% were flat or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.



Highgate Hill is serviced by a number of bus services operated by the Brisbane City Council. These are the following.

  • Number 192 UQ Lakes - Highgate Hill - City

  • Number 196 New Farm - Fairfield Gardens

  • Number 198 Highgate Hill Hail and Ride local bus

The nearest train stations to Highgate Hill are at South Bank Railway Station and Dutton Park Railway Station . On the eastern side of the suburb Gloucester Street railway station once provided better rail access. The station was removed in 1978, with little indication of its existence remaining.


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