is a suburb on the Gold Coast
. At the 2006 Census
, Robina had a population of 19,182.
The Robina Town Centre
shopping centre and Bond University
are located in Robina.
In 1980, Singaporean real estate developer Robin Loh
purchased 20 square kilometre of land in the southern Gold Coast
, west of Broadbeach
. The acquired land, which previously had been used for grazing
, would become the suburb of Robina.
Since its population of zero in the 1980s Robina has experienced a strong growth to a population of over 30,000 people, largely due to interstate migration. Robina is now considered one of Australia's most successful planned communities
Before the construction of Robina Town Centre
shopping complex and the Robina Railway Station, the suburb of Robina Town Centre (sub-suburb of 'Robina') was formerly known as Kerrydale.
Within Robina public transport is thriving, from the QR Robina Railway Station
and the Surfside Buslines
, Robina is not only highly facilitated for travel around its own suburb but passengers can travel with great ease to Brisbane, Coolangatta and almost anywhere else on the Gold Coast and along the coast of Queensland thanks to the Translink Bus, Train and Ferry System. The QR has extended the train line to Varsity Lakes
and will be extending it all the way to Coolangatta Airport
with an additional... Read More