Taringa – 4068


About Taringa

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Taringa is 6km from Brisbane CBD. The suburb name “Taringa” is a combination of two Aboriginal words: “tarau” (stones) and “nga” (made up of). Together, they mean “place of stones”. It is a popular neighbourhood for students of the nearby University of Queensland at St Lucia.

Surrounding suburbs: Auchenflower, Indooroopilly, Milton, St Lucia, Toowong, West End

Council hotline: (07) 3403 8888

Council website: brisbane.qld.gov.au

Taringa Need to know

  • Government Contacts
  • Utilities
  • Transport
  • Services
  • Community
  • Religious
Local Members Councillor Peter Matic
Toowong Ward
50 High St, Toowong 4006
Phone: (07) 3403 2520
Email: toowong.ward@ecn.net.au
  Councillor Julian Simmonds
Walter Taylor Ward
70 Station Rd, Indooroopilly 4068
Phone: (07) 3407 0005
Email: waltertaylor.ward@ecn.net.au
State Members Scott Emerson MP
Electorate: Indooroopilly
Suite 1 / 49 Station Rd, Indooroopilly 4068
Phone: (07) 3878 1928
Email: indooroopilly@parliament.qld.gov.au
Federal Members Mrs Jane Prentice MP
Electorate: Ryan
636 Moggill Rd, Chapel Hill 4069
Phone: (07) 3378 1599
Email: jane.prentice.mp@aph.gov.au
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 Off-road through Robertson Park: via Francis St, Taringa 4068
  On-road: Moggill Rd, Campbell St, Bellevue Pde, Morrow St, Swann Rd, Indooroopilly Rd,, Taringa 4068
  Off-road through Oakman Park: via Union St, Taringa 4068
Train station Toowong Train Station: Sherwood Rd, Toowong 4066
  Indooroopilly Train Station: Railway Ave, Indooroopilly 4068
  Taringa Train Station: 1 Princess St, Taringa 4068
Snap Laundromat
A family owned laundromat that is clean, accessible and reliable.
Keep up to date with everything Snap by reading their blog: blog.snaplaundromat.com.au or website www.snaplaundromat.com.au

: 69 Westerham Street , Taringa
Phone: 0412 293 795
Email: info@snaplaundromat.com.au
Features: stainless steel Dexter equipment, free WIFI
Early learning centres Montessori Childcare: 5 Woolley St, Taringa 4068
Phone: (07) 3378 4269
  Chatterbox Child Development and Care Centre: 11 Rokeby Tce, Taringa 4068
Phone: (07) 3719 5544
Parks/Playgrounds Taringa Playground: Marmion Pde, Moorak St and Walker St, Taringa 4068
  Robertson Park: Francis Tce, and Indooroopilly Rd and Lambert Rd, Taringa 4068
Features: Has toilets, playground, water, barbecue, wheelchair access, basketball half-court, bikeway/walkway
  Morrow Street: Moggill Rd and Morrow St, Taringa 4068
  Jack Cook Memorial Park: Heroes Ave, Gailey Rd and Indooroopilly Rd, Taringa 4068
Features: Has playground, water
Baptist Taringa Baptist Church: 36 Morrow St, Taringa 4068
Phone: (07) 3870 1406
Email: taringa.baptist@gmail.com

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