Living Here

Quick Facts

Little girl in playground at Yarrabilba

Location

  • 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)

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 be a total of 11 primary and secondary schools delivered as well as childcare facilities and school-based training programs.

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 will expand to years 5 and 6, to find out more visit the website

Yarrabilba’s first state secondary school is planned to open in 2020. A future Catholic secondary school is planned to open in 2022.

Childcare options are:

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

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
  • Multiple cafes and restaurants
  • Bakery
  • Vet hospital
  • Bridgestone Tyre & Auto Service
  • Income Tax Professionals
  • ACS Legal
  • Yarrafit (currently under construction)
  • Little Snappers Swim School (currently under construction)

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 37 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.

Almost 5% of all onsite 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.

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


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 a half an hour drive of Yarrabilba.

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