Greater Springfield

Welcome to Springfield

A vibrant and rapidly growing community that more than 45,000 residents proudly call home. This dynamic region is a hub of activity, boasting over 2,700 businesses that drive our local economy. Spanning 34.7 km2, Greater Springfield offers a unique blend of urban amenities and natural beauty.

Our community is known for its exceptional quality of life, with performing schools, cutting-edge healthcare facilities, and a wide array of recreational opportunities. From the well-maintained parks and walking trails to the active shopping centres and dining options, there’s something for everyone in Greater Springfield.

Greater Springfield is also a beacon of innovation and sustainability. With ongoing developments in education, technology, and infrastructure, our region is strategically positioned to lead the way into the future. Whether you’re looking to establish roots, start a business, or advance your career, Greater Springfield provides the perfect environment to thrive.

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Transport & Rail

  • Two rail stations in Springfield provide direct access to Brisbane.
  • The State Government has invested $1.2 billion.
  • It’s a 32-minute drive to Brisbane’s CBD.
  • A train journey from Brisbane Central to Springfield Central takes 41 minutes.
  • There is non-stop, direct access to Brisbane Airport.

Commercial & Hotels

  • Approval has been granted for over 2.685 million square meters of mixed-use space and 22,855 apartments in the CBD.
  • The Polaris Data Centre is designed to Tier 3+ standards.
  • Two commercial office space towers exist within walking distance to public transport and Orion shopping centre.
  • Quest Apartment Hotel is located in Springfield Central.


  • A 25-hectare master-planned educational hub includes the University of Southern Queensland and TAFE Queensland.
  • There are 12 established private and public schools, five of which offer programs from prep to year 12.
  • A choice of 22 early learning centres is available.
  • Greater Springfield has over 15,000 students.


  • A 52-hectare master-planned integrated health campus.
  • An $85 million, 80-bed Mater Private Hospital Springfield, featuring a Cancer Care Centre.
  • The Aveo Group plans 2,500 seniors living units integrated with allied health facilities.
  • Greater Springfield Specialist Suites are completed.
  • Mater Public Hospital is set to open in 2025.

Retail & Open Space

  • Robelle Domain Parklands features a swimming lagoon, water play areas, cafes, a stage, and an amphitheatre.
  • The $56.2 million Springfield Central Sports Complex.
  • Orion Springfield Central includes Event Cinemas.
  • The award-winning Brookwater Golf Course, designed by Greg Norman.
  • Springfield Central houses the Australian Defence Force Memorial.
  • Brighton Homes Arena Springfield Central Stadium is now open, serving as the Brisbane Lions Training and Administration Facility.