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Ormeau is a hinterland town and suburb in the City of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. In the 2011 census, Ormeau had a population of 12,439 people.HistoryThe name of the town came from Ormeau House the estate of Major Alexander Jenyns Boyd, a sugar planter of the 1860s. His first wife, Isabella (née Dawson) was born at Ormeau Road, Belfast, Ulster, Ireland. The word "ormeau" is French, meaning ‘young elm’.LocationOrmeau is located in the northern Gold Coast, approximately 41km north of Surfers Paradise, and 49km south of Brisbane.Schools Ormeau State School Norfolk Village State Primary School Livingstone Christian College Ormeau Woods State High School Lutheran Ormeau Rivers District School (LORDS) The Toogoolawa SchoolSport and recreationA number of well-known sporting teams represent the local area, including the Ormeau Shearers is the local rugby league club who play home games at Ormeau Oval. The Ormeau Bulldogs are the local football (AFL) team for both juniors and masters (over 35's), which had two new ovals open for use in 2014.The Darlington Park Raceway, which was located here and once used for an assignment on the third season of The Mole, was shut down in 2005 after complaints from the local council.
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