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Springfield Central
Queensland
Aerial View of Springfield Central.jpg
Robelle Domain, January 2016
Population: 105
Postcode: 4300
Location:
  • 21 km (13 mi) ESE of Ipswich CBD
  • 31.7 km (20 mi) SW of Brisbane CBD
LGA: City of Ipswich
State District: Bundamba
Federal Division: Blair
Suburbs around Springfield Central:
Augustine Heights Brookwater Springfield
Spring Mountain Springfield Central Springfield Lakes
Spring Mountain Spring Mountain Springfield Lakes

Springfield Central is a designated business district and suburb in the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 105.

Geography

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

Robelle Domain Springfield Central Parklands
Robelle Domain Springfield Central Parklands
Springfield Central GE Australia Queensland Headquaters
GE Australia Queensland headquarters, constructed early 2014.

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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