All Suburbs

A-Z of Your Suburbs in greater Brisbane and surrounds

Bray Park

Bray Park

Bray Park is 23km north of Brisbane CBD and lies within the Moreton Regional Council area. The suburb is named after John Bray, a former Shire councillor. Bray Park is bounded by Four Mile Creek in the south, the Caboolture railway line in the east, Francis Road in the north and Old North Road in th…


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Brendale

Brendale

Brendale is 21km north west of Brisbane CBD and lies within the Moreton Bay Regional Council area. The origin of the suburb name is from the name given to a horse stud established by William Bowden in the early 1960s. Brendale is located immediately south of Strathpine on the South Pine River. 


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Bridgeman Downs

Bridgeman Downs

Bridgeman Downs is approximately 12km north west of Brisbane’s city centre. In November 1860 Henry St John Bridgeman bought land bounded by Albany Creek Road, Bridgeman Road and Beams Road and it has been a suburb long associated with large acreage properties. Still today, with the growth of…


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Hornibrook Highway at Brighton

Brighton

The art deco arches at each end of the Hornibrook Bridge are the only remnants of the once landmark bridge that connected the city, via Brighton, with Redcliffe Peninsula. Brighton has a wonderful woodland wetland protected by the local government. This natural reserve is made up of three woods;…


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Brisbane City

Brisbane City

The Central Business District is located in the heart of Brisbane and is a hub of business, dining, entertainment and shopping. Built on a spur of the Taylor Range, the highest point in the suburb is Wickham Terrace. North Quay was a landing point during the first European exploration of the Brisban…


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Brookfield

Brookfield

Development in the Brookfield area began in 1869 when the area was opened for logging and farming. Brookfield State School was opened in 1874 and Brookfield Post Office opened on 12 August 1876.


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Browns Plains

Browns Plains

According to Mary Howell’s book Ridge To Ridge – Recollections from Woodridge to Park Ridge, the name Browns Plains came into use in 1840 and the area was popular for tobacco farms until the 1950s.


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Buccan

Buccan

Buccan was formerly a suburb of Beaudesert but has now been included in Logan City. It is a semi-rural suburb with residential properties amidst bushland settings on large acreages. The nearest services can be found in neighbouring Beenleigh, Logan Village and Waterford. Buccan is home to the…


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Oxford Street Bulimba

Bulimba

Bulimba is about 4km east of the CBD. Bulimba means magpie lark, which is also the name given to Bulimba Creek. It is a leafy and picturesque destination with an inner-city riverside urban village atmosphere and award-winning alfresco dining options in the popular Oxford Street precinct.


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Bunya

Bunya

Bunya is 16 km from Brisbane and historically was settled by farmers. In 1873 a cemetery site was reserved and a school was open from 1875- 1965. The Bunyaville Forest Park was reserved for railways timber in 1874, but a railway line was 46 years away, running through Ferny Grove and Samford to…


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Koala Bushlands Burbank

Burbank

The suburb is named after Frank Burbank who was a local horse dealer. A large dam built in the late 1960s shaped the modern development of the area; called the Leslie Harrison Dam, it forms the Tingalpa Reservoir on Tingalpa Creek and provides water for thousands of Redland City residents. Burbank i…


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Burpengary

Burpengary

Burpengary is 35km north of  Brisbane CBD. The name Burpengary is derived from the Aboriginal word burpengar, meaning the “place of the green wattle”.


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Calamvale

Calamvale

Calamvale was named after James Calam, an early settler and prominent landowner in the area. The Calam family built their homestead on a hill at the top of Calam Road near Beaudesert Road. The area was known as Calamvale long before it was officially listed as a suburb in 1972.


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Camp Hill

Camp Hill

You might find it hard to understand now but the journey to Cleveland once took days and was very difficult, with rough terrain and creeks to cross, so that is how Camp Hill got its name – as a stopover area for people travelling to Brisbane’s coastline. The original early settlers in th…


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Cannon Hill

Cannon Hill

Cannon Hill is thought to have been named by a surveyor who noted down that two tree stumps resembled a cannon. More likely Cannon Hill was named after the Weedon family home “Cannon Hill House” which was built in 1867 but burnt down in 1927.


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Capalaba

Capalaba

Capalaba is bordered by Tingalpa Creek. This creek and surrounds were well known to Aboriginal people for thousands of years. The name Capalaba is thought to come from the Yugarabul language and to mean ring tailed or scrub possum.


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