Shorncliffe – 4017

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Shorncliffe is 19km north east of Brisbane city. Situated on Cabbage Tree Head, the name was derived from Shorn Cliff (1852), describing the headland when viewed from Moreton Bay. Brisbane City Council recently announced it will fast-track a plan to restore and reopen the landmark Shorncliffe Pier.

Surrounding suburbs: Boondall, Bracken Ridge, Carseldine, Deagon, Sandgate, Taigum

Council hotline: (07) 3403 8888

Council website:

Shorncliffe Need to know

  • Government Contacts
  • Utilities
  • Transport
  • Services
  • Community
Local Members Victoria Newton
Deagon Ward Office
61 Cliff St, Sandgate 4017
Phone: (07) 3667 6011
State Members Kerry Millard
Electorate: Sandgate
Shop 2 / Fifth Ave, Sandgate 4017
Phone: (07) 3269 7018
Federal Members Wayne Swan

1162 Sandgate Rd, Nundah 4012
Phone: 8 3266 8244
Green waste collection Green waste is collected fortnightly on Friday, alternate to recycling collections
Recycling collection Recycling is collected fortnightly on Friday
Refuse Tip : 1560 Nudgee Rd, Nudgee
Rubbish collection General household rubbish is collected each Friday
Watering restrictions The last remaining water restrictions in SEQ were lifted on 1 January, 2013
Bikeways Paved / Unpaved: Shorncliffe Parade to Allpass Parade,onto Sinbad St around Sandgate Golf Course, through Curlew park and onto Bungama St to Deagon Station, Shorncliffe 4017
  Unpaved: cnr of Shorncliffe Parade/Cotton St, continuing onto Friday St to Shoncliffe Station Friday St continuing onto Rainbow St through to Sandgate Train Station, Shorncliffe 4017
Train station Shorncliffe Train Station: Railway Pde, Shorncliffe 4017
24hr medical centre Redcliffe Public Hospital: Sheehan St, Redcliffe
Early learning centres C&K Sandgate Kindergarten & Preschool: 132 Brighton Rd, Sandgate 4017
  Sandgate Capers Child Development: 6 Flinders Pde, Sandgate 4017
Hospitals Pine Rivers Private Hospital: 34 Dixon St, Strathpine 4500
  Redcliffe Public Hospital: Sheehan St, Redcliffe 4020
  Penninsula Private Hospital: George St, Kippa Ring 4021
Library Sandgate Library: 16 Second Av, Sandgate 4017
Police Station Sandgate Police Station: Brighton Rd, Sandgate 4017
Primary schools Shorncliffe Primary School: 20 Friday St, Shorncliffe 4017
Secondary schools St Patricks College: 60 Park Pde, Shorncliffe
  Sandgate District High School: 41 Braun St, Deagon 4017
Community centres Sandgate Masonic Centre: 67 Rainbow St, Sandgate 4017
  Brownsea Water Activity Centre, Scouts Australia: Sinbad St, Shorncliffe 4017
  Sandgate Community Centre: 153 Rainbow St, Sandgate 4017
Entertainment facilities Boondall Entertainment Centre: Melaleuca Dr, Boondall 4034
Parks/Playgrounds Hutchison Park: Friday and Kate Sts and Railway Pde, Shorncliffe 4017
  Moora Park, including the Shorncliffe Pier: Park Pde, Shorncliffe 4017
Features: Playground, water, barbecues, shelter, wheelchair access, bikeway/walkway
  Shepherd Place Park: Signal Row and Yundah St, Shorncliffe 4017
Features: Water, barbecue, shelter
Public pool Sandgate Swimming Pool: 231 Flinders Pde, Sandgate 4017
Public skate park Deagon Skate Park: cnr Kempster and Broad Sts, Deagon 4017
Recreation facilities Sandgate Golf Club: 121 Friday St, Shorncliffe 4017
  Sandgate District Youth Tennis Association, Deagon Sportsground Park: Board St, Deagon 4017
Phone: (07) 3269 7783
Features: X8 Tennis courts
  Brownsea Water Activity Centre, Scouts Australia: Sinbad St, Shorncliffe 4017
Shopping centres IGA Everyday: 353 Beaconsfield Tce, Brighton 4017
  Woolworths Sandgate: Lot 8 / Bowser Pde, Sandgate 4017

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