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the suburbs eastern edge is aligned with the Pacific Motorway. The
creek that gave its name to the district is part of the Logan River
catchment and was named after the Slack family who had a cattle run
there before the days of closer settlement. The Aboriginal name for
it was Mungaree, place of fishes, which is the name they gave to
their property. In September 2006 Queensland's only IKEA store moved
from its original home in the nearby suburb Rochedale South to its
new location in Slacks Creek. IKEA Logan is now the largest IKEA
store in the southern hemisphere and the third largest in the world.
24 km to Brisbane
Affordable family-orientated suburb
Like a number of other Logan City suburbs Slacks Creek was once
part of the Shire of Tingalpa.
the 2011 census, Slacks Creek recorded a population of 10,435
people, 50.7% female and 49.3% male. The median age of the
Slacks Creek population was 32 years, 5 years below the national
median of 37. 62.9% of people living in Slacks Creek were born
in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were
New Zealand 9.9%, England 3.3%, Samoa 1.5%, Philippines 0.9%,
Fiji 0.8%. 75.9% of people spoke only English at home; the next
most common languages were 3% Samoan, 1% Hindi, 0.6% Khmer, 0.6%
Arabic, 0.6% Romanian.
Mabel Park State School is located on Borman Street, adjacent to
the Mabel Park Junior Campus.
the oldest suburbs in the Logan City area, Slacks Creek is
home to a diverse mix of families from Australia and
Slacks Creek is a small suburb that runs next to the Pacific
Motorway. The area has a number of parks and is an ideal
spot to find your first home.
Newer homes are available close to the highway, while a
number of cul de sacs are home to well-designed, good
quality properties on decent sized blocks. Some of the older
properties are brick and tile, hardiplank or weatherboard
and thus are ripe for renovation.
The area is home to a commercial and light industrial
precinct which, coupled with neighbouring Logan, may have
employment opportunities for residents of the area.
There is two primary and one second school in the area with
the Logan Central Plaza and the Logan City Centre being the
best spots for shopping and groceries.Slacks Creek also has
plenty of parkland with a plethora of
recreational parks and sporting clubs