Entries by Tony Hardy


Fairfield is part of the group of suburbs located south of Brisbane. It is 5 kilometres south of the Brisbane Central Business District.  Fairfield is a suburb that is primarily residential with house and unit accommodation.

Forest Lake

Forest Lake is stationed 19 kilometres south of the CBD and is flanked by Ellen Grove, Richlands, Doolandella and Heathwood. The suburb has easy access to the Logan Motorway down south and the Centenary Highway to the east.


Mitchelton, one of the northern suburbs of Brisbane, is situated 8 kilometres from the CBD while some areas are 6 kilometres from the CBD. The suburb is bounded by Keperra, Enoggera, Arana Hills and Everton Park, with Samford Road leading to the CBD running through the center of the suburb.


One of the western suburbs of Brisbane, Indooroopilly is located 7 kilometres west of the CBD. The suburb is bordered by Taringa, Chapel Hill and Fig Tree Pocket. Indooroopilly has several major roads cutting through the suburb: Moggill Road, the Western Freeway and Coonan Street going to The Walter Taylor Bridge.


Moorooka lies 7 kilometres from the CBD and is one of the southern suburbs of Brisbane. The suburb is surrounded by Yeerongpilly, Salisbury and Tarragindi. Major intersecting roads are located at the southern part of the suburb.


Woolloongabba is located 2 kilometres south-east of the central business district and is considered an inner suburb of Brisbane. Major roads running through the suburb grants easy access to the area.


Hawthorne boasts of riverside views and tree-lined streets, and is just a  off the CBD. The suburb is situated 3 kilometres from the Brisbane central business district. It is bordered by Bulimba and Balmoral to the north, Morningside and Norman Park to the east and south, respectively.


One of the outer suburbs of Brisbane, Belmont is located 12 kilometres south-east of the CBD. The suburb is bordered by the Gateway Motorway and Old Cleveland Road, two of Brisbane’s main roads, which cross at a large intersection in the suburb.

Eight Mile Plains

Eight Mile Plains is one of Brisbane’s southern suburbs. It is located 14.38 kilometres from the CBD and is one of the earliest suburbs settled in Brisbane. The name ‘Eight Mile Plains’ was coined due to its distance by bush track to Woolloongabba.