Springfield Central, Queensland facts for kids
Robelle Domain, January 2016
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The Centenary Highway forms the northern boundary of the suburb. Despite its name, the Springfield Central railway station is immediately to the north of the highway and hence in the neighbouring suburb of Brookwater.
The Robelle Domain is a 487 hectares (1,200 acres) parkland in the northern half of Springfield Central incorporating artificial lakes and waterways, landscaped gardens and cycle and pedestrian paths.
Central business district
The suburb is the commercial, retail, educational, health and infrastructure hub of the Greater Springfield Development. It contains the Orion shopping centre, a campus of the University of Southern Queensland, railway station, office buildings, a large city parkland called Robelle Domain, numerous public and private schools, and the Mater Private Hospital Springfield. Springfield Central State School and Springfield Central State High School was established 2011. Robelle Domain covers 24 ha and includes boardwalks, walking and cycle tracks, sports fields, playgrounds, a children’s water park, stage and amphitheatre, swimming lagoon and cafes. The Mater Private Hospital will initially be able to support 80-beds and is designed to expand as demand increases.
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