MOLENDINAR

Suburb Profile

This suburb is nestled in between the busy streets of Olslen Avenue, Smith Street, Southport Nerang Rd and the Pacific Motorway. The area is a mix of residential and industrial land, in close proximity of all that the Gold Coast has to offer. The Molendinar name comes from a farm owned by George Hope called Molendinar Burn, which was inspired by a stream that ran through his town of birth, Glasgow (https://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/thegoldcoast/molendinar-history-2656.html).

In 1891, a train station was built on Hope’s land, the Molendinar station. The remains of this history are preserved in the Ernest Junction Railway Tunnel on Ashmore Rd (https://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/documents/mp/heritage-maps-molendinar.pdf).

Other amenities in the area include the Lynne Richardson Community Centre (https://lynnerichardsoncommunitycentre.com/), which was dedicated by the Gold Coast City Council in 2012.

Schools

• Trinity Lutheran College (Primary and Secondary school over 2 campuses)

Distance

8 km to Surfers Paradise
72 km to Brisbane
14 km to Robina Town Centre
34 km to Coolangatta Airport
80 km to Brisbane Airport
5 km to Gold Coast University Hospital
16 km to Robina Hospital
25 km to Tamborine Mountain

Amenities

Aldi Molendinar
Bunnings Molendinar
Zarraffas Molendinar

Where to eat

What to do

Go to World Gym

Open 24 hours

Pick up a bargain at the Lifeline Superstore

28 Industrial Avenue

Get stuck into your latest DIY project at Bunnings – 500 Olsen Avenue

500 Olsen Avenue