Willawong – 4110

Willawong

About Willawong

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Located 16 kilometres south of the CBD, the Places Name Board gave the suburb its official name in 1970. Willawong is an Aboriginal word meaning ‘the junction of two creeks’ – the suburb’s boundary is mostly defined by the course of two creeks, Oxley Creek and Blunder Creek.

Surrounding suburbs: Acacia Ridge, Algester, Archerfield, Durack, Inala, Pallara

Council hotline: (07) 3403 8888

Council website: brisbane.qld.gov.au

Willawong Need to know

  • Government Contacts
  • Utilities
  • Transport
  • Services
  • Community
  • Religious
Local Members Councillor Angela Owen-Taylor
Parkinson Ward
Shop 10, Central Park Medical Centre / 168 Algester Rd, Algester
Phone: (07) 3131 7022
Email: parkinson.ward@ecn.net.au
State Members Mr Anthony Shorten
Electorate: Algester
Shops 3 and 4 / 137 Parkwood Dr, Heathwood
Phone: (07) 3278 9257
Email: algester@parliament.qld.gov.au
Federal Members Hon Bernie Ripoll
Federal Member for Oxley
255 Forest Lake Blvd, Forest Lake
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
Refuse Tip Willawong Waste Transfer Station: 360 Sherbrooke Rd, Willawong 4110
Rubbish collection General waste collected weekly on Wednesday or Thursday
Watering restrictions The last remaining water restrictions in SEQ were lifted on 1 January, 2013
Bikeways Off-road bike path: Access from Learoyd Rd, Willawong 4110
Primary schools Watson Rd State School (nearest): 210 Watson Rd, Acacia Ridge 4110
Phone: (07) 3715 2333
Email: theprincipal@watsroadss.eq.edu.au
Community centres Unidus Community Centre: 204 Sherbrooke Rd, Willawong 4110
Phone: (07) 3714 0300
Email: info@unidus.org.au
Features: Has auditorium, ampitheatre, kitchen, seminar and conference rooms, cafe
Parks/Playgrounds Bowhill Road, Bowhill Rd, adjoining Blunder Creek
  Bowhill Road: Bowhill Rd, adjoining Blunder Creek, Willawong 4110
Recreation facilities Queensland Gaelic Football and Hurling Association: 318 Bowhill Rd, Willawong 4110
Phone: (07) 3372 2181
  Willawong Driving Range: 111 Sherbrooke Rd, Willawong 4110
Phone: (07) 3879 9458
Other Hope Church: 204 Sherbrooke Rd, Willawong 4110
Phone: (07) 3714 0300

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