Barnes Auto Co
Servicing Mermaid Beach

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Barnes Auto Co Services Provides Truck Towing in Mermaid Beach
24/7 Professional & Quality Services

Working throughout South East Queensland & Northern New South Wales for Over 100 Years. Australia's largest Heavy Towing & Transportation provider. We ensure prompt dispatching for your convenience, along with a commitment in providing excellent customer service throughout our services.

specialists in heavy vehicle Towing and Truck Recovery. As a result Barnes Auto Co can handle all types of vehicles for your complete convenience.

In conclusion whether you need any heavy towing assistance or assisting in the transportation of equipment, know that Barnes Auto Co has the experience and expertise to get the job done.

About Mermaid Beach

Mermaid Beach is a coastal suburb on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. In the 2021 census, Mermaid Beach had a population of 7,329.

Nobby Beach is a neighborhood in the south of the suburb (28°03′32″S 153°26′29″E / 28.0589°S 153.4414°E / -28.0589; 153.4414 (Nobby Beach)).

The suburb is bounded to the west by the artificial canals of adjacent Mermaid Waters and to the east by the Pacific Ocean. To the north is the suburb of Broadbeach, to the south Miami. The Gold Coast Highway passes through Mermaid Beach.

The Gold Coast Oceanway (a pedestrian path) travels along Hedges Avenue.

Mermaid Beach receives its name from the cutter HMS Mermaid. Explorer John Oxley sailed aboard the Mermaid in 1823 when he discovered the nearby Tweed and Brisbane rivers.

Mermaid Beach was used during World War II by US servicemen and was named Los Angeles Beach as well as Miami Beach to the south.

Circa 1924, 70 allotments were advertised as "Mermaid Beach Estate" located at Mermaid Beach and Broadbeach to be auctioned by R. G. Oates Estates. The estate map has 3 estates for sale at Mermaid Beach and Broadbeach. The estates were divided in two by the "New Coastal Road" running through the Gold Coast.

Magic Mountain, Nobby Beach opened up in 1962

on the 24th of August, 1975, the first McDonald's restaurant in Queensland opened in Mermaid Beach.

St James' Anglican Church was dedicated on 11 November 1977 by Assistant Bishop Ralph Wicks. Its closure on 15 August 1993 was approved by Assistant Bishop Ron Williams.

In the 2011 census, Mermaid Beach had a population of 5,722.

In the 2016 census, Mermaid Beach had a population of 6,533 people.

In the 2021 census, Mermaid Beach had a population of 7,329.

There are no schools in Mermaid Beach but there are primary schools in neighboring Broadbeach and Mermaid Waters and a secondary school in Mermaid Waters.

The Mermaid Beach branch of the Queensland Country Women's Association meets at QCWA Hall at 43 Ventura Road (28°02′27″S 153°26′05″E / 28.0407°S 153.4346°E / -28.0407; 153.4346 (Mermaid Beach CWA Hall)).

Other community groups include:

Contact Information

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Head Office: 81 Norbury Street, Coopers Plains, QLD 4108

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(07) 3274 1111

Operating hours

24 Hours A Day
7 Days A Week

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What we do

24/7 Truck Towing

Whether you need truck breakdown services or accident towing, emergency recovery, or transportation assistance we'll ensure you get the service you require.

Servicing Mermaid Beach

Areas serviced: Brisbane, Toowoomba, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Northern New South Wales - Operating hours: 24/7 - Australia Wide on special request.

Industry Leading

At Barnes Auto Co, we provide professional haulage services throughout Queensland & Northern NSW. With reliable roadside rescue for an affordable price.

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