Living Here

Quick Facts

Little girl in playground at Yarrabilba

Location

  • 40 kilometres south east of the Brisbane CBD
  • 35 kilometres north west of Southport
  • 20 minutes from Logan Central

Time frame

  • 30 years: 2011-2041 (approx)

Size/Population

  • 2,029 hectares
  • Yarrabilba will become home to approximately 45,000 + people.
  • Upon completion Yarrabilba is planned to have more than 17,000 residential dwellings, a town centre, neighborhood hubs, as well as community, education and employment facilities.

Open Space & Recreation

More than 25 percent of the site will be reserved for open space, including environmental corridors, bushland reserves, parks, landscaped areas and playing fields.


Education

As a fully master planned community, there will also be a range of education facilities developed to meet the needs of Yarrabilba residents including:

  • Childcare
  • Primary Schools
  • Secondary Schools
  • School based training programs

Harmony Early Learning Centre is now open and located on the corner of Combs and Carew Street, Yarrabilba. To find out more on the centre and for enrolment details, www.harmonylearning.com.au/yarrabilba/.

The four-hectare St Clare’s Catholic primary school is now open. Find out more.

Yarrabilba’s first state primary school will be open in 2018.


Shopping

The town centre is expected to cater for 40,000 – 50,000 sqm of core retail and potentially up to 50,000 sqm of bulky goods.

The new 24/7 Caltex Star Mart service station, on the corner of Yarrabilba Drive and Howe Street, is now open and a popular spot for residents to not only fill up but grab those essential convenience items too.

The IGA anchored convenience centre is also now open and offers a range of take away and dining options to suit everyone

Construction of a Coles supermarket has now commenced that will bring fresh food shopping closer to home for Yarrabilba residents and surrounding neighbourhoods. The supermarket will be located on the corner of Wongawallan Drive and Waldron Street, Yarrabilba, and will be joined by other shops and commercial developments for the full shopping experience.


Living Options

Yarrabilba offers a comprehensive range of living options, many of which are featured in our 39 home Queensland Master Builders display village. Block sizes range from 240m² - 850m² with home & land packages also available.


Employment

Employment is a key focus of the Yarrabilba development, with an emphasis on the creation of early on-site jobs.

A 100+ ha Mixed Industry and Business Area (MIBA) site has been identified within Yarrabilba. The MIBA will accommodate a range of light & service industries, business park activities, and other mixed uses.

More than 10% of all on site jobs are expected to operate as work-from-home businesses.

The Exchange at Yarrabilba is now open. The Exchange is a one-stop shop for skills, jobs and enterprise that connects local people to local jobs. Services offered are:

  • local training and skills development
  • support for business and social enterprises
  • connection to employment and other services
  • access to local community groups and services at Yarrabilba

The Exchange is a Lendlease initiative, proudly supported by:

  • yourtown
  • Gold Coast School of Construction
  • Access 
  • The Hornery Institute

Managed by Access, The Exchange is open Monday – Friday, 8.3am to 4.30pm.

Phone 3123 4209 or visit The Exchange at the Shaw Street Ovals, Shaw Street, Yarrabilba.


Technology

Yarrabilba is a fully fibre-optic connected community. Residents have access to high speed broadband internet connection as well as telephone and Free to Air TV.


Transport

Getting to Yarrabilba is easy.

Car

Yarrabilba is linked via major highways to Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Mt Tamborine.

  • Brisbane – 40km
  • Gold Coast – 35km
  • Mt Tamborine – 25km

Bus

Logan Coaches operate daily bus services connecting students and residents to schools and shops in the greater area. As the development progresses, the bus network and frequency of services will increase.

For more information visit Logan Coaches or phone (07) 5546 3077

Click here to download the bus timetable

Train

There are commuter rail stations at Loganlea and Beenleigh with connections to Brisbane, the Gold Coast and surrounding region within an 18km drive of Yarrabilba.

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