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Yarrabilba at a Glance

Yarrabilba Quick Facts




  • 45 kilometres south east of the Brisbane CBD
  • 55 mins to the Gold Coast
  • 25 mins to Logan Central

Time frame

  • 30 years: 2011-2041 (approx)


  • 2,058 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.


As a fully master planned community, there will be a total of 11 primary and secondary schools delivered as well as childcare facilities and school-based training programs.

Kindergarten, primary and secondary school options are:

Yarrabilba State School is located on Darnell Street and caters for students from prep to year six. For more information visit the website.

St Clare’s Primary School was the first primary school to open in Yarrabilba, opening its doors in 2017 with kindergarten to year 4. The school now caters for children from kindergarten to year 6, to find out more visit the website.

St Clare’s Kindergarten + Outside School Hours Care managed by Catholic Early EdCare, is located at St Clare’s Primary School, Combs Street Yarrabilba. For more information and to book a tour, visit the website.

Yarrabilba’s first state secondary school is now under construction and will open in 2020. For more information visit the website – enrolments are now being taken for 2020.

A future Catholic secondary school is planned to open in 2021.

Childcare options are:

Sparrow Early Learning Centre is located on the corner of Combs and Carew Street, Yarrabilba. To find out more visit

Harmony Early Learning Journey childcare centre is located at 30 – 40 Woodward Avenue, Yarrabilba. Visit Harmony Early Learning Journey.

Shopping & Services

The residents of Yarrabilba are already enjoying a great range of shops right on their doorstep.

The community offers the following:

  • Caltex Star Mart Service Station
  • IGA
  • Coles
  • McDonald’s
  • Medical centre, skin clinic & QML services
  • TerryWhite Chemmart
  • Hair & beauty services, barber shop
  • Multiple cafes and restaurants
  • Bakery
  • Vet hospital
  • Pawfect Place Doggy Day Care & Spa
  • Bridgestone Tyre & Auto Service
  • Income Tax Professionals
  • ACS Legal
  • HELP Employment and Training
  • Live Fit Gym
  • Little Snappers Swim School
  • Storage King

Whilst this is all here now, there’s only more to come, just around the corner.

The community will also feature a town centre, expected to cater for 40,000-50,000 sqm of retail.

Living Options

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


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.

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. Yarrabilba has already placed over 600 local people in 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.

HELP Employment & Training is also now open at Yarrabilba – Telephone 07 3069 2696.


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. There is free wi-fi available in all Yarrabilba parks.


Getting to Yarrabilba is easy.


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

  • 45 Kilometres south east of Brisbane CBD
  • 55 mins to the Gold Coast
  • 25 mins to Logan Central

Bus and Train

Logan Coaches operates a bus service within Yarrabilba offering connections to surrounding areas. There are now 10 inbound and 10 outbound services that connect direct to Loganlea train station Monday to Friday and 4 similar services on a Saturday. As the development progresses, the bus network and frequency of service is planned to expand to meet increasing demand. There is also a train station at Beenleigh.

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

Download the June 2019 bus timetable.

Fast Facts

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