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Springfield Lakes
Queensland
Spring Lake Springfield Lakes.jpg
Spring Lake, 2014
Population: 14,149
Postcode: 4300
Location:
  • 21.3 km (13 mi) ESE of Ipswich CBD
  • 32.7 km (20 mi) SW of Brisbane CBD
LGA: City of Ipswich
State District: Bundamba
Federal Division: Oxley
Suburbs around Springfield Lakes:
Brookwater Springfield Greenbank
Augustine Heights Springfield Lakes Greenbank
White Rock Spring Mountain New Beith

Springfield Lakes is a suburb in the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 10,149.

History

Springfield Lakes is one of the suburbs created within Greater Springfield, a 2,850 hectare site which is Australia’s largest master planned community. For comparison purposes this is more than half the size of Cairns. The suburb was specifically located to reduce growth along the Brisbane-Gold Coast corridor in South East Queensland.

Geography

The Centenary Motorway forms the north-western boundary of the suburb. The Springfield railway line runs immediately parallel and north of the highway.

Transport

The suburb is serviced by bus route 522 which links Goodna station with Springfield Central station.

Neighbourhoods (villages)

Springfield Lakes was developed by Lend Lease as a series of smaller neighbourhoods (villages). As of November 2015 these neighbourhoods are: Bridgewater Chase (Springfield), Clancy's Crossing (Springfield), The Escarpment (Springfield), Lakeside, Eden's Homestead, Olive Springs, Butterfly Green, The Promenade, Waterside at The Promenade, The Peninsula, The Summit, Aspect, Creekside, Lakes Entrance, Wildflower Ridge, Park Edge, Tea Trees, Central Walk, and The Sanctuary. The Peninsula is the final neighbourhood of Springfield Lakes developed immediately behind Regatta Lake and Discovery Lake.

Coordinates: 27°41′S 152°55′E / 27.683°S 152.917°E / -27.683; 152.917

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