Archive for posts tagged with 'Suburbs'

Breakfast Creek Hotel, Albion

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Albion

Albion is an inner north-eastern suburb of approximately 1.5 square kilometres which is home to a number of…

Celebrate New Year’s Eve – where to go across Brisbane and the ‘burbs

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve – where to go across Brisbane and the ‘burbs

Looking for something to do on New Year’s Eve? We’ve got a round-up of events that has something for…

Coorparoo

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Coorparoo

Coorparoo was named by the residents at a public meeting in 1875. The name Coorparoo comes from the Aboriginal name…

Belmont

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Belmont

Belmont was named after the original estate in 1876. It grew to become the Belmont Shire in 1901 and, while the shire…

Where to go to see Christmas lights in the suburbs

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Where to go to see Christmas lights in the suburbs

Want to take the kids to see the Christmas lights this year? Not sure where to start? Here is a list of some of…

Inala

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Inala

In response to the housing shortage that occurred after WWI, Inala was built as a satellite town set on a broad,…

Coopers Plains

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Coopers Plains

Coopers Plains was originally known as Cowpers Plains. Dr Henry Cowper was assistant surgeon in Moreton Bay penal…

Hillstone Golf Club St Lucia

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St Lucia

St Lucia is 6km from Brisbane. In the 1880s William Alexander Wilson purchased and subdivided one of the early…

Cashmere

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Cashmere

Surrounded by dense forest and bordered by Lake Samsonvale in the north, Cashmere is located near the foothills of…

Cannon Hill

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Cannon Hill

Cannon Hill is thought to have been named by a surveyor who noted down that two tree stumps resembled a cannon. More…

Hornibrook Highway at Brighton

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Brighton

The art deco arches at each end of the Hornibrook Bridge are the only remnants of the once landmark bridge that connecte…

Highgate Hill

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Highgate Hill

Highgate Hill is 2km from Brisbane city and is a high-density suburb with many apartment buildings, many along the…

Oxford Street Bulimba

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Bulimba

Bulimba is about 4km east of the CBD. Bulimba means magpie lark, which is also the name given to Bulimba Creek. It is…

Drewvale

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Drewvale

Drewvale is 28km south of the Brisbane CBD and borders with Logan City. Drewvale is located at the interchange of the…

Belmont Hills Bushland Reserve Carindale

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Carindale

Originally part of the greater area of Belmont, the suburb of Carindale was created in 1980.With a large shopping…

Boat Ramp Carina

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Carina

Carina is about 7km east of the city centre and was developed in the 1950s and 1960s. Between 1960 and 1969 the suburb…

Eagle Farm

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Eagle Farm

Eagle Farm first appeared as a name in 1839, identifying a cultivation area in convict era Brisbane. Presumably, the nam…

Chapel Hill

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Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill is located 7km south west of Brisbane CBD and has a population of about 10,000. It is primarily a residentia…