The size of Austral is approximately 14 km2.  There is 1 school and 1 childcare centre located in Austral. 

The population of Austral in 2001 was 2,319 people.  By 2006 the population was 2,339 showing a population growth of 1% in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Austral is 10 - 19 years.

Households in Austral are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying over $2000.00 per month on mortgage repayments.

In general, people in Austral work in a non-specific occupation.

In 2001, 67% of the homes in Austral were owner-occupied compared with 68% in 2006.

Currently the median sale price of houses in the area is $580,000.