Broadbeach is a suburb on the Gold Coast, in
Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 Census,
Broadbeach had a population of 4,614.
Development in the Broadbeach area today
mostly incorporates low rise structures,
consisting of single bedroom houses and
apartment blocks. Much of the Broadbeach
suburb consists of canal waterways, including
Lake Intrepid that are linked to the Nerang
Broadbeach contains a major road intersection
between Nerang - Broadbeach Road and the
Gold Coast Highway. The Blues on Broadbeach
Music Festival began in 2002 and continues to
draw significant crowds each year.
The Broadbeach Surf Life Saving Club patrols
the beach in the centre of the suburb.
Representing the suburb in the AFL
Queensland State League and having its home
ground at Merrimac Oval is the Broadbeach
Australian Football Club. Other facilities include
the Broadbeach Lawn Bowls Club, the
Broadbeach Surfschool which provides surfing
lessons, and the Gold Coast City Council