Key data under the spotlight at Census update

Media Release

​​It rolls around every five years and we all know it’s mandatory to complete, but have you ever wondered where the results from the Census actually end up?

For an exciting opportunity to see how the Lockyer Valley has changed over the Census period (2011 – 2016), come along to a free event in February. 

All your quest​ions, from how many people live in Helidon to the age of residents in Murphys Creek can all be answered at the Lockyer Valley Census Update.  

The workshop will be presented by ID Consulting, with topics to include: population, growth and ageing; diversity; households and economy. 

Lockyer Valley Regional Council Mayor Tanya Milligan said this was an important opportunity for the region’s businesses and community groups, too. 

“This is a chance for the key stakeholders in our region to receive both the knowledge and tools to help attract investment and funding to the community. 

“The update will address what ind​​​ustries are most dominant and how they are performing, as well as provide some insight into where business gaps may present in the future,” Mayor Milligan said.   

  • ​When: Wednesday 14 February, 5.15pm for a 5.30pm start 
  • Where: Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre, 34 Lake Apex Drive, Gatton
  • Cost: Free, however bookings are essential as places are limited
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Economic and Demographic Info

The Lockyer Valley Regional Council's economic information can be found via our Economic and Demographic webpage​​​​.

For more information, contact Council on 1300 005 872 or visit   

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