Wacol – 4076


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Located on the east bank of the Brisbane River, 18 kilometres south-west of the CBD, Wacol is home to Wolston House, the only surviving early Brisbane River settlement, The Park Centre for Mental Health which has been in operation since 1865, and several gaols.

Surrounding suburbs: Bellbowrie, Darra, Durack, Forest Lake, Moggill, Riverhills

Council hotline: (07) 3403 8888

Council website: brisbane.qld.gov.au

Wacol Need to know

  • Government Contacts
  • Utilities
  • Transport
  • Services
  • Community
Local Members Councillor Milton Dick
Richlands Ward
Inala Library Building, Cnr Wirraway Parade and Corsair Avenue, Inala 4077
Phone: (07) 3407 1211
Email: richlands.ward@ecn.net.au
State Members Ms Annastacia Palaszczuk
Electorate: Inala
101 Business Centre / Richlands Plaza, Cnr Archfield and Old Progress Rds, Richlands 4077
Phone: (07) 3372 3207
Email: Inala@parliament.qld.gov.au
Federal Members Hon Bernie Ripoll MP
Electorate: Oxley
255 Forest Lake Blvd, Forest Lake 4078
Phone: (07) 3879 6440
Email: bernie.ripoll.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 Thursday
Watering restrictions The last remaining water restrictions in SEQ were lifted on 1 January, 2013
Bikeways Bike path: Access from Clendon St, Wacol 4076
  Bike path: Access from Wilruna St, Wacol 4076
Train station Gailes Train Station: Wilruna St, Gailes 4300
  Wacol Train Station: Wilruna St, Wacol 4076
Hospitals The Park - Centre for Mental Health: Cnr of Ellerton Dr and Wolston Park Rd, Wacol 4076
Phone: (07) 3271 8222
Email: the_park@health.qld.gov.au
Parks/Playgrounds Pooh Corner: 205 Wacol Station, Wacol 4076
  Boundary Rd: Boundary Rd (lot 900), opposite Bukulla St, Wacol 4076
  Newton Place: Newton Pl, off Wilga St, Wacol 4076
  Holland Memorial Park: Monterey St, off Wilruna St, Wacol 4076
Public pool Carole Park Public Pool: Cnr of Boundary Rd and Waterford Rd, Carole Park 4300
Phone: (07) 3403 8888
Recreation facilities Gailes Golf Club: 299 Wilruna St, Wacol 4076
Phone: (07) 3271 2333
Email: gailes@gailesgolf.com.au

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