Herston – 4006

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Herston is 3km from Brisbane CBD. Sir Robert Herbert, Queensland’s first premier, built a farm in the area and lived in the farmhouse with his then Attorney-General, John Bramston. The pair named their house Herston, a combination of their surnames, which eventually became the name of the suburb. The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital is located here and the Queensland Institute of Medical Research shares its campus.

Surrounding suburbs: Bowen Hills, Kelvin Grove, Newmarket, Spring Hill, Wilston, Windsor

Council hotline: (07) 3403 0254

Council website: brisbane.qld.gov.au

Herston Need to know

  • Government Contacts
  • Utilities
  • Transport
  • Services
  • Community
  • Religious
Local Members Councillor Vicki Howard

Shop 11 / 31 Duncan Street, Fortitude Valley
Phone: (07) 3403 0254
Email: central.ward@ecn.net.au
State Members Robert Cavallucci MP
Electorate: Brisbane Central
Unit 2, Hill House / 541 Boundary Street, Spring Hill
Phone: 07 3832 1322
Email: Brisbane.central@parliament.qld.gov.au
Federal Members Teresa Gambaro MP
Federal Member for Brisbane
209 Days Road, Grange
Phone: (07) 3356 1555
Email: Teresa.Gambaro.MP@aph.gov.au
Green waste collection Green waste collected fortnightly on Tuesday, alternate to recycling collections
Recycling collection Recycling collected fortnightly on Tuesday
Rubbish collection General household rubbish collected each Tuesday
Watering restrictions The last remaining water restrictions in SEQ were lifted on 1 January, 2013
Bikeways From Parker St, Kelvin Grove to Edgar St, Herston along Enoggera Creek
Major Busway stations RCH Herston Busway Station, RBWH
Early learning centres C&K Kelvin Grove Community Childcare Centre: Within grounds of QUT / 185 Herston Rd, Herston
Phone: (07) 3252 5059
  Lady Ramsay Child Care Centre: Royal Brisbane Hospital / Bramston Tce, Herston
Phone: (07) 3636 1844
  Herston First Steps Child Care Centre: 120 Butterfield St, Herston
Phone: (07) 3216 0944
Hospitals Royal Children's Hospital: Herston Rd, Herston
  Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital: Butterfield St, Herston
Dog parks Victoria Park: Bowen Bridge Rd, Gilchrist Avenue, Gregory Tce and Herston Rd, Herston
Entertainment facilities Ballymore: 91 Clyde Rd, Herston
Phone: (07) 3352 6956
  Victoria Park: 223 Herston Rd, Herston
Phone: (07) 3252 0666
Parks/Playgrounds Victoria Park: Bowen Bridge Rd, Gilchrist Avenue, Gregory Tce and Herston Rd, Herston
Features: Accessible toilets, playground, water, barbecues, shelter, dog off-leash area. Other features include a pool and fitness trail
  Rasey Park: Bird and Butterfield Sts and Gould Rd, Herston
Features: Accessible toilets, playground, bikeway/walkway, cricket pitch
  Bowen Park: Bowen Bridge Rd and O'Connell Tce, Herston
Features: Accessible toilets, water, shelter, wheelchair access
  : Gould Rd, Fagan and Gould Rds and Gould Place, adjoining Enoggera Creek, Herston
  : Bowen Bridge Rd, Bowen Bridge Rd, adjoining Enoggera Creek, Herston
Catholic Churches St Joan of Arc: 47 Clyde Rd, Herston
Phone: (07) 3369 5351

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