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Bilinga is a southern suburb of Gold Coast City, Queensland, Australia. It is on the border with New South Wales to the west and has the Pacific Ocean to the east. At the 2011 Census, Bilinga had a population of 1,662.HistoryThe word "Bilinga" is derived from the word "Bilinba", meaning bats. The name was adopted in 1918 as a place name for Crown lands north of Coolangatta.Bilinga was located on the Nerang Tweed Railway line. After the land sales, a rail siding was created in 1919. After 1919, the catalyst for an increase in development was said to be the erection of a general store, owned by businessman Percy Hanzel, near the rail siding. Furthermore, increased development could be attributed to a new coastal road, which improved access to the area for holiday makers and residents.The drowning of a man on Bilinga Beach in 1937 lead to the establishment of the Bilinga Surf Lifesaving Club in 1938.DemographicsIn the 2011 Census the population of Bilinga is 1,662, 48.9% female and 51.1% male. The median/average age of the Bilinga population is 43 years of age, 6 years above the Australian average. 71.5% of people living in Bilinga were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 5.6%, England 3.2%, Scotland 0.7%, Germany 0.5%, United States of America 0.5%. 84.5% of people speak English as their first language 0.7% Japanese, 0.5% German, 0.4% Fijian, 0.2% Finnish, 0.2% Greek.Bilinga Surf Life Saving ClubEstablished in 1938, Bilinga SLSC members patrol the beach on weekends and public holidays from September to May each year.
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