Sherwood – 4075

Sherwood Arboretum

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Sherwood is 9km south west of Brisbane CBD and is home to the Sherwood Arboretum, a large botanical garden and lake fronting the river which was planned and landscaped in the 1920s. Sherwood primary school was opened in 1867.

Surrounding suburbs: Corinda, Fig Tree Pocket, Graceville, Indooroopilly, Rocklea, Tennyson

Council hotline: (07) 3403 8888

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Sherwood Need to know

  • Government Contacts
  • Utilities
  • Transport
  • Services
  • Community
  • Religious
Local Members Councillor Nicole Johnston
Tennyson Ward
180 Fairfield Gardens, Fairfield Rd, Fairfield 4103
Phone: (07) 3403 8605
State Members Tarnya Smith MP
Electorate: Mount Ommaney
6 / 171 Dandenong Rd, Mount Ommaney 4074
Phone: (07) 3279 5137
  Scott Emerson MP
Electorate: Indooroopilly
1 / 49 Station Rd, Indooroopilly 4068
Phone: (07) 38781928
Federal Members Graham Perrett MP
Electorate: Moreton
Suite 106 / 250 McCullough St, Sunnybank Hills 4109
Phone: (07) 3344 2622
  Bernie Ripoll MP
Electorate: Oxley
255 Forest Lake Blvd, Forest Lake 4078
Phone: (07) 3879 6440
Green waste collection Green waste collected fortnightly, alternate to the recycling collection
Recycling collection Recycling collected fortnightly
Rubbish collection General waste collected weekly on Tuesday
Watering restrictions The last remaining water restrictions in SEQ were lifted on 1 January, 2013
Bikeways Off-road: Honour Ave and Kitchener St, Sherwood 4075
  On-road: Honour Ave and Kitchener St, Sherwood 4075
Train station Sherwood train station: Honour Ave, Sherwood 4075
Early learning centres TLC Childcare Sherwood: Cnr of Oxley Rd & Hall St, Sherwood 4075
Phone: (07) 3278 2444
  Sherwood Forest Children's Centre & Preschool: 16 Thallon St, Sherwood 4075
Phone: (07) 3379 4211
Police Station Sherwood Police Station: 424 Oxford Rd, Sherwood 4075
Phone: (07) 3716 4000
Primary schools Sherwood State School: 464 Oxley Rd, Sherwood 4075
Phone: (07) 3716 2111
Community centres Sherwood Neighbourhood Centre: 38 Thallon St, Sherwood 4075
Phone: (07) 3379 6963
Parks/Playgrounds Thomas St Park: Thomas St, at Oxley Creek, Sherwood 4075
  Strickland Terrace Park: Central Ave and Strickland Tce, adjoining Oxley Creek, Sherwood 4075
  Stewart Franklin Park: Jerrold St, near Oxley Rd, Sherwood 4075
  John Herbert Memorial Vista: Dewar Tce, Robertson St and Turner St, Sherwood 4075
  Sherwood Forest Park: Dudley, Dunella, Jolimont and Turner St, Sherwood 4075
Features: Accessible toilets, playground, water, barbecues, shelter, wheelchair access, bikeway/walkway, boat ramp/pontoon
  Hives Park: Primrose, Quarry and Thallon St, Sherwood 4075
Shopping centres Sherwood Central: 672 / 686 Sherwood Rd, Sherwood 4075
Phone: (07) 3220 3066
Anglican Churches Sherwood Anglican Church: Cnr Oxley and Sherwood Rd, Sherwood 4075
Phone: (07) 3379 3437
Uniting Churches Sherwood Uniting Church: 706 Sherwood Rd, Sherwood 4075
Phone: (07) 3278 0813

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