Wooloowin – 4030

Wooloowin

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Wooloowin is 5km north of Brisbane CBD and was the main thoroughfare of the Windsor Shire between 1887 and 1925. The heritage-listed Holy Cross Laundry in Chalk Street is the remnant of the Magdalen Asylum opened in 1889 and operated by the Order of the Sisters of Mercy as a home for young women (often pregnant out of wedlock) and children. It ceased operating as a home in the 1970s.

Surrounding suburbs: Albion, Clayfield, Gordon Park, Kedron, Lutwyche, Nundah

Council hotline: (07) 3403 8888

Council website: brisbane.qld.gov.au

Wooloowin Need to know

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Local Members Councillor David McLachlan
Hamilton Ward
42 Racecourse Rd, Hamilton
Phone: (07) 3403 1095
Email: hamilton.ward@ecn.net.au
State Members Tim Nicholls
Electorate: Clayfield
Shop 1 / 729 Sandgate Rd, Clayfield
Phone: (07) 3262 8819
Email: clayfield@parliament.qld.gov.au
Federal Members The Hon Teresa Gambaro
Electorate: Brisbane
209 Days Rd, Grange
Phone: (07) 3356 1555
Email: teresa.gambaro.mp@aph.gov.au
Green waste collection Green waste collected fortnightly, alternate to the recycling collection
Recycling collection Recycling collected fortnightly on a Wednesday
Rubbish collection General waste collected weekly on a Wednesday
Watering restrictions The last remaining water restrictions in SEQ were lifted on 1 January, 2013
Bikeways On-road: Chalk, McLennan Sts and Albion Rd to Albion Train Station, Albion 4010
  On-road: Dickson St to Bridge St, from Wooloowin Train Station to Albion Station, Wooloowin 4030
  On-road: Adamson St to Eagle Junction Train Station, and Bonney Ave continuing to Sandgate Rd, Wooloowin 4030
Train station Wooloowin Train Station: Hudson Rd, Wooloowin 4030
Brook Rd: Brook Rd and Gorman and Terrace Sts, adjoining Kedron Brook, Wooloowin 4030
24hr medical centre Royal Brisbane Public and Womens Hospital 24 hr Emergency (nearest): Butterfield St, Herston 4006
Phone: (07) 3636 8111
Early learning centres Lyndhurst Early Learning Centre (nearest): 3 London Rd, Clayfield 4011
Phone: (07) 3117 2222
  Clayfield Early Learning Centre (nearest): 23 Norman Pde, Clayfield 4011
Phone: (07) 3262 8300
Hospitals Royal Brisbane Public and Womens Hospital (nearest): Butterfield St, Herston 4006
Phone: (07) 3636 8111
Library Hamilton Library (nearest): 44 Racecourse Rd, Hamilton 4007
Phone: (07) 3403 8888
Police Station Stafford Police Station (nearest): 88 Webster Rd, Stafford
Phone: (07) 3364 1800
Primary schools Wooloowin State Primary School: 663 Lutwyche Rd, Lutwyche 4030
Phone: (07) 3622 1777
  Wooloowin Pre School: Lutwyche Rd, Lutwyche 4030
Phone: (07) 3622 1755
  Holy Cross Catholic Primary School: 40 Morris St, Wooloowin 4030
Phone: (07) 3857 2443
Secondary schools Clayfield Private Girls College (nearest): 23 Gregory St, Clayfield 4011
Phone: (07) 3262 0262
  St Rita's Private Girls College (nearest): 41 Enderley Road, Clayfield 4011
  Kedron State High School (nearest): Park Rd, Wooloowin 4030
Phone: (07) 3630 3333
Community centres Wooloowin Community Centre: 84 Kedron Park Rd, Wooloowin 4030
Phone: (07) 3857 1152
Dog parks Kalinga Park: Park Ave, Wooloowin, Qld, Australia, Wooloowin 4030
Entertainment facilities Event Cinemas Toombul (nearest): 1015 Sandgate Rd, Toombul 4012
Phone: (07) 3260 6444
Parks/Playgrounds Kalinga Park: Jackson and Kalinga Sts, Park Ave and Sandgate Rd, adjoining Schulz Canal, Wooloowin 4030
Features: Has accessible toilets, playground, water, barbecue, shelter, wheelchair accessible, half-court basketball, BMX, skating and rollerblading, Wi-Fi
  Emma St: Emma St, at Shaw Rd, Wooloowin 4030
  Shaw Rd: Brook St and Shaw Rd, adjoining Kedron Brook, Wooloowin 4030
Features: Has Accessible toilets, wheelchair access, bikeways/walkways
  Melrose Park: Frances Ave and Rose, Roseleigh and Thorpe Sts, Wooloowin 4030
  Henry St: Brook and Henry Sts and Shaw Rd, Wooloowin 4030
Public skate park Wooloowin Skate Park, Melrose Park: Roseleigh St, Wooloowin 4030
Recreation facilities Kalinga Bowling Club: 20 Clark St, Wooloowin 4030
Phone: (07) 3857 1766
Shopping centres Centro Shopping Centre: 1015 Sandgate Rd, Toombul 4012
Phone: (07) 3266 7122
  Centro Shopping Centre: 543 Lutwyche Rd, Lutwyche 4030
Phone: (07) 3857 5035
Anglican Churches Anglican Church of Australia (nearest): 673 Lutwyche Rd, Lutwyche 4030
Phone: (07) 3857 5734
Catholic Churches Catholic Church (nearest): 69 Chalk St, Lutwyche 4030
Phone: (07) 3357 5793
Mosque Lutwyche Mosque (nearest): 33 Fuller St, Lutwyche 4030
Phone: (07) 3857 5898
Presbyterian Presbyterian Church of Queensland: 80 Emma St, Wooloowin 4030
Phone: (07) 3878 2515

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