Taigum – 4018

Taigum

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Taigum is 11km north east of Brisbane city. It is bordered on its west and north sides by Cabbage Tree Creek. The name of the suburb, originally expressed as “Tygham”, was derived from an Aboriginal expression describing the Cabbage Tree Creek. The suburb was originally known as Zillmere North and its name was changed to Taigum in 1993, 18 years after the area was formally named Taigum.

Surrounding suburbs: Boondall, Bracken Ridge, Deagon, Fitzgibbon, Virginia, Zillmere

Council hotline: (07) 3403 8888

Council website: brisbane.qld.gov.au

Taigum Need to know

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  • Utilities
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  • Community
  • Religious
Local Members Victoria Newton
Deagon Ward Office
61 Cliff St, Sandgate 4017
Phone: (07) 3667 6011
Email: deagon.ward@ecn.net.au
State Members Kerry Millard
Electorate: Sandgate
Shop 2 / Fifth Ave, Sandgate 4017
Phone: (07) 3269 7018
Email: sandgate@parliament.qld.gov.au
Federal Members Wayne Swan

1162 Sandgate Rd, Nundah 4012
Phone: 8 3266 8244
Email: Wayne.Swan.MP@aph.gov.au
Green waste collection Green waste is collected fortnightly on Wednesday, alternate to recycling collections
Recycling collection Recycling is collected fortnightly on Wednesday
Refuse Tip : 1560 Nudgee Rd, Nudgee
Rubbish collection General household rubbish is collected each Wednesday
Watering restrictions The last remaining water restrictions in SEQ were lifted on 1 January, 2013
Bikeways Unpaved: Sandgate Rd to Virginia & Sandgate Rd onto Roscommon Rd to Boondall Station, Taigum 4018
  Unpaved: Muller Rd to Zillmere Rd, Taigum 4018
Train station Boondall Train Station: Aberdeen Pde, Boondall 4034
  Carseldine Train Station: Beams Rd, Carseldine 4034
  North Boondall Train Station: Lyndhurst Rd, Boondall 4034
24hr medical centre The Prince Charles Hospital 24hr Emergency: Rode Rd, Chermside 4032
Early learning centres Taigum Kids Early Learning Centre: 263 Handford Rd, Taigum 4018
  Boondall Early Learning Centre: 2345 Sandgate Rd, Boondall 4034
  Tadpoles Early Learning Centres: 215 Church Rd, Taigum 4018
  Taigum Preschool: 266 Handford Rd, Taigum 4018
Hospitals Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital: 627 Rode Rd, Chermside 4032
  The Prince Charles Hospital: Rode Rd, Chermside 4032
Library Zillmere Library: 370 Zillmere Rd, Zillmere 4034
Police Station Boondall Police Station: Muller Rd, Boondall 4034
Primary schools St Flannans Primary School: 192 Handford Rd, Zillmere 4034
  Boondall State Primary School: cnr Sandgate & Roscommon Rds, Boondall 4034
  Taigum Primary School: 266 Handford Rd, Taigum 4018
Secondary schools Nudgee Secondary College (St Josephs): Sandgate Rd, Boondall 4034
  Bracken Ridge High School: 68 Barfoot St, Bracken Ridge 4017
Community centres Police Citizens Youth Clubs (PCYC): Zillmere Rd, Zillmere 4034
  Zillmere Community Centre: 54 Hendford Rd, Zillmere 4034
Dog parks Boondall Park: Sandgate Rd, Boondall 4034
  Northumbria Rd: Aberdeen Pde, Boondall 4034
  Blue Gum Park: Kakadu Crct, Zillmere 4034
  Mulbeam Park: Muller Rd, Boondall 4034
Entertainment facilities Boondall Entertainment Centre: Melaleuca Dr, Boondall 4034
Parks/Playgrounds Haywal St Park: Haywal St, off Ladberry St, Taigum 4018
  Longbill Place Park: Longbill Place, Taigum 4018
  Corella Crescent Park: Corella Crescent, off Church Rd, Taigum 4018
  Cassia Place Park: Brushbox St and Cassia Plac, Taigum 4018
  Jagera Circuit Park: ,Jagera Circuit, off Lemke Rd, Taigum 4018
  Roghan Rd Park: 354 Handford and Roghan Rds, adjoining Cabbage Tree Creek, Taigum 4018
  Songbird Way Park: Harmony Place, Songbird Way and Waterdown Close, off Lemke Rd, Taigum 4018
  Taigum Place Park: Taigum Place, off Lemke Rd, Taigum 4018
  Laysan St Park: Laysan St at Church Rd, Taigum 4018
  Gumnut St Park: Gumnut St, Church and Roghan Rds, Taigum 4018
Public pool Sandgate Public Pool: 231 Flinders Pde, Sandgate 4017
Features: Indoor Pool, Kiosk, Lifeguards, Outdoor pool, Swimming lessons, Wading pool, Water play
  Chermside Public Pool: 375 Hamilton Rd (entry via Kittyhawk Drive), Chermside 4032
Features: Disabled Access/Facilities, Indoor Pool,Outdoor pool, Water Park.
Public skate park Zillmere Skate Park: Jennings St and Zillmere Rd, Zillmere 4034
  Deagon Skate Park: cnr Kempster and Board Sts, Deagon 4017
Recreation facilities Iceworld Olympic Ice Rink,: 52 Sean St, Boondall 4034
  Donna Philp Park: Stanworth Rd, Boondall 4034
Features: Excercise equipment, part of active parks program / group fitness
  Big Easy Golf: 7 Rose Cr, Fitzgibbon 4018
  Nudgee College Sports Facilities: 2199 Sandgate Rd, Boondall 4034
Shopping centres Centro: Taigum Beams Rd, Taigum 4018
Baptist Baptist Union of Queensland: 79 Norman St, Deagon 4017
Other The Evergreen Taoist Church of Australia : 41 Depot Rd, Deagon 4017

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