Rocklea – 4106


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Rocklea is about 12km south of Brisbane. It was named after the Rocky Water Holes, a watercourse that rises in the Toohey Forest Park in Nathan and enters the Oxley Creek near its junction with Brisbane Golf Course. The name Rocklea was officially adopted in 1884 for the railway station, derived from the water holes and softened with “lea”, the old English word describing a meadow or piece of arable land.

Surrounding suburbs: Archerfield, Corinda, Moorooka, Oxley, Salisbury, Tennyson

Council hotline: (07) 3403 8888

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Rocklea Need to know

  • Government Contacts
  • Utilities
  • Transport
  • Services
  • Community
  • Religious
Local Members Councillor Steve Griffiths
Moorooka Ward Office
Shop 2 / 122 Beaudesert Rd, Moorooka
Phone: (07) 3403 1730
  Councillor Nicole Johnston
Tennyson Ward Office
180 Fairfield Rd, Fairfield 4103
Phone: (07) 3403 8605
State Members Carl Judge
Electorate: Yeerongpilly
Unit 3 / 116 Beaudesert Rd, Moorooka 4105
Phone: (07) 3848 4410
Federal Members Graham Perret MP
Electorate: Moreton
Suite 106 / 250 McCullough St, Sunnybank 4109
Phone: (07) 3344 2622
Green waste collection Green waste collected fortnightly, alternate to the recycling collection
Recycling collection Recycling collected fortnightly
Rubbish collection General waste collected weekly on a Tuesday
Watering restrictions The last remaining water restrictions in SEQ were lifted on 1 January, 2013
Bikeways On road: Marshall Rd and Balham Rd, Rocklea 4106
  Off road: Through Marshall Rd Park to Riawena Rd path, Rocklea 4106
  On-road: Freney St and Colvin St, Rocklea 4106
  Off-road through Kookaburra Park and Rocklea Showgrounds: accessible from Pegg St, Rocklea 4106
Train station Rocklea Train Station: Brooke St, Rocklea 4106
Primary schools Rocklea State School: 19 Elmes Rd, Rocklea 4106
Phone: (07) 3276 5333
Community centres Croatian Community Centre Qld: 164 Dunn Rd, Rocklea 4106
Phone: (07) 3875 1163
  Cerebral Palsy League of Queensland: 47 Reginald St, Rocklea 4106
Phone: (07) 3277 3796
Dog parks Fauna Parade Park: Pegg Rd, Boobook, Corella, Galah and Leeds St and Fauna Parade, adjoining Stable Swamp Creek, Rocklea 4106
Parks/Playgrounds Stable Swamp Park: Marshall, Granard and Ipswich Rds, Rocklea 4106
  Marshall Rd Park: Beaudesert and Marshall Rds, Salisbury St and Short St, Rocklea 4106
  Dollis St Park: Beaudesert Rd and Dollis St, adjoining Stable Swamp Creek, Rocklea 4106
  Kookaburra Park: Bale St, Colvin St and Freney St, Tramore St and Beaudesert Rdadjoining Stable Swamp Creek, Rocklea 4106
Shopping centres Brisbane Market Place, Rocklea Market: Sherwood Rd, Rocklea 4106
Phone: 1800 631 002
Other Russian Orthodox Church: 14A Douglas Rd, Rocklea 4106
Phone: (07) 3277 0452

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