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Location and transport

  • 9km from Ipswich CBD
  • 32km southwest of Brisbane
  • Close to both the Cunningham (9 mins drive) and Centenary Highways and the Springfield Central train station (13 mins drive)

Open Space & Recreation

  • Parkland along 6 Mile Creek with picnic shelters, playgrounds and exercise equipment
  • Sports field
  • Hike and bike trails linking local parks to 6 Mile Creek and the sports field
  • 20 per cent of the site reserved as open space
  • New adventure playground opened in August 2014

Education

  • Fernbrooke State School now open
  • Redbank Plains State Primary School
  • Redbank Plains State High School
  • Staines Memorial College
  • A range of private schools including Saint Augustines and The Springfield Anglican College
  • Child Care Centres
  • The Bremer Institute of TAFE Springfield Campus
  • University of Southern Queensland Springfield Campus

Lifestyle & Amenity

  • A nearby convenience centre featuring restaurants and a local supermarket
  • Redbank Plains Shopping Village only a short drive away with a Woolworths, Post Office and a range of specialty stores
  • Orion Springfield Town Centre located in Springfield Central has a Big W, a Woolworths and specialty stores
  • Redbank Plaza at Redbank has a Coles, Cinemas and a large range of specialty stores
  • Brookwater Village featuring Woolworths, specialty shops and health care providers Mater Health Services
  • Advanced broadband network with high speed internet services available
  • Access to natural gas
  • Serviced by a regular bus network with direct connections to Goodna Train Station
  • Minutes to White Rock Conservation Park
  • Redback Plains Town Square

Transport

There are multiple transport options to get to and around the Fernbrooke Ridge community including easy access by car to both the Cunningham and Centenary Highways.

Regular train services depart Springfield and Springfield Central stations stopping at all stations to the Brisbane CBD. The timetable extends the current Richlands services to provide more than 580 train services between Springfield Central and Brisbane's CBD each week. Other key features of the new timetable:

  • Trains every 6 to 12 minutes in the morning peak, and every 12 minutes in the afternoon peak
  • Trains every 30 minute during Monday to Friday off-peak and on Saturdays
  • Trains every hour from 7am and every half hour from approximately 10am to 10.30pm each Sunday

Translink Bus Service 524 operates between Goodna Train Station and Fernbrooke Ridge.

For transport information visit translink.com.au.

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