Stretton – 4116

Stretton

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Stretton is 17km from Brisbane CBD. Stretton was gazetted as a suburb of Brisbane in 1971, and was named after George Stretton who settled in the area in the 1880s. George Stretton came to Australia from England and became the first postmaster at Browns Plains in 1872, while at the same time he and his family ran a hotel at Browns Plains.

Surrounding suburbs: Calamvale, Drewvale, Kuraby, Runcorn, Sunnybank, Sunnybank Hills

Council hotline: (07) 3403 8888

Council website: brisbane.qld.gov.au

Stretton Need to know

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  • Utilities
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  • Services
  • Community
Local Members Councillor Kim Marx
Karawatha Ward Office
Shop 53, Level 2, Sunnybank Hills Shopping Town / Corner Compton and Calam Roads, Sunnybank Hills 4109
Phone: (07) 3407 0566
Email: karawatha.ward@ecn.net.au
State Members Mrs Freya Ostapovitch MP
Electorate: Stretton
Unit 5 / 62 Pinelands Rd, Sunnybank Hills 4109
Phone: (07) 3344 2659
Email: stretton@parliament.qld.gov.au
Federal Members Graham Perret MP
Federal Member for Moreton
250 McCullough St, Sunnybank Hills 4109
Phone: (07) 3344 2622
Email: graham.perret.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 Thursday
Watering restrictions The last remaining water restrictions in SEQ were lifted on 1 January, 2013
Bikeways Bikeway: Cleveland Place and Lexton St, Stretton 4116
Early learning centres Little Tots Childcare Centre: 596 Gowan Rd, Stretton 4116
Phone: (07) 3711 7779
Parks/Playgrounds Roosevelt Drv: Roosevelt Drv, off Compton Rd, Stretton 4116
  Stretton Community Park: Cleveland Pl and Lexton St., Stretton 4116
Features: Has playground, barbecue, wheelchair access, bikeway, half-court basketball
  Stretton Recreation Reserve: Illaweena St, Stretton 4116
  Regency Place: 16 Lancaster Circuit, off Compton Rd, Stretton 4116
  Presidential Park: Coolidge and Hoover Courts, off Eisenhower Street, Stretton 4116
  Liquidamber Place: Liquidamber Place and Ponciana Cres, Stretton 4116
  Penson St: Cleveland Pl and Penson St, Stretton 4116
  Compton Road: 376 Compton Rd and Lancaster Circuit, Stretton 4116

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