Area Profile

Mudgeeraba

The size of Mudgeeraba is approximately 26 square kilometres. It has 7 parks covering nearly 3% of total area. The population of Mudgeeraba in 2001 was 10,239 people. By 2006 the population was 12,329 showing a population growth of 20% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Mudgeeraba is 10-19 years.

Households in Mudgeeraba are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying between $1000 – $1200 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Mudgeeraba work in a non-specific occupation. In 2001, 62.7% of the homes in Mudgeeraba were owner-occupied compared with 67.3% in 2006. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $415,000.

Often referred to as the green behind the gold, Mudgeeraba is set on bush-covered hills that characterise the rural Hinterland of the Gold Coast. With magnificent rainforests and waterfalls as well as an array of native flora and fauna, it is little wonder it remains a popular spot for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. The suburb maintains a rural village feel and is a pleasant spot to escape to. The annual Mudgeeraba Show is a celebration of all the area has to offer and is certainly worth a look. Another popular event is the Somerset Celebration of Literature, designed to encourage a love of reading and writing in the community, which is held annually attracting acclaimed writers to the region.

Residential
Mudgeeraba is a popular spot for those looking for family homes in a rural type setting with many affordable houses on offer. Land is still available with many large homes sitting on acreage properties.

Shopping
Mudgeeraba Village has everything locals could need for day to day living and is also home to the Wallaby Hotel, a pub that is full of character. Mudgeeraba Farmer’s Markets are held on the second and fourth Saturday of every month and are fantastic for local produce and fresh fruit and vegetables. Robin Town Centre is a five-minute drive and features 220 stores including Coles, Woolworths, David Jones, Kmart and Target as well as a cinema.

Schools
Primary: Mudgeeraba, Mudgeeraba Creek, Mudgeeraba special school, Clover Hill. Secondary: Robina. Colleges: Somerset, King’s, Hillcrest, All Saint’s, Emmanuel.

Retirement
Robina Retirement Estate offers one and two bedroom units and has a full range of facilities including clubhouse, lounge, bar, library, games room, gym and much more.

Medical
Mudgeeraba Bulk Billing: Medical Centre, 5 / 59 Railway Terrace,
Mudgeeraba Family Health Centre: Suite 1 Bell Place, The Link Way
Mudgeeraba General Practice: Cnr Bell Place & The Link Way,
Mudgeeraba Medical Centre: 67 Railway Street, Mudgeeraba
Robina Hospital: 2 Bayberry Lane, Robina

Transport
Local buses service Mudgeeraba and Robina train station is a five-minute drive away.

Recreational
Recreational activities are endless in Mudgeeraba with many highlighting the natural beauty of the suburb. Horse riding is a popular pastime and there are a number of organisations this can be arranged through. A fantastic way to see the real beauty of this area is from the sky in a hot air balloon. There are a number of sports grounds and sporting teams located in this area for those interested in team sport. The Gold Coast War Museum is also located in Mudgeeraba. The Boomerang Farm Gof Course is an 18-hole course set amongst beautiful natural surroundings and home to a variety of wildlife. Visitors are welcome. Also close, is the Greg Norman designed course, The Glades, at Robina.