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Discussion in 'Welcome' started by brewers, Jun 1, 2008.

  1. brewers

    brewers Guest

    Just wanted to say a big hi to everyone!!

    We are new to the forum and were wondering if anyone could give us a quick run down on good/bad areas to live in around Brisbane.

    We have our visas already and are just waiting for our house to sell here in the UK before we can finally move to the sunshine!

    We need an area which is not the most expensive, but would be a good area to bring up our young Son, good transport links and kindergarten etc...

    We have never been to this area before so any advice you can pass on is much appreciated.

    Hope to join you all there soon, the Brewers x

  2. cal

    cal Super Moderator

    I would have said here until you mentioned good transport ,public transport here is virtually non existent just yet ,planned for another few years but for now we have to manage,lol.Fits your criteria every other way though ,for me personally ,id avoid Kingston,Marsden ,woodridge and logan ctr.Hope this helps
    Cal x
  3. alles

    alles New Member

    places to stay

    :frown:Hi we live in coomera and it suits us fine it has good schools and good trans links.
    we live 40 mins from bris and 15 mins from surfers and just at bottom of tamborine mt so we like it but until you get here you cant tell but its good here for us. All the best and might see you soon the taylors.:biggrin:
  4. ck10_9

    ck10_9 The Photo Guy!

    We live in Rochedale south and have never experienced any trouble in our neighbourhood.
    It is far enough away from the city to be not expensive - it's actually in Logan Council area. (Not Logan Ctr tho as Cal mentioned). I too would avoid Woodridge and Ipswich.

    We are right on the Pacific Highway (As close as you can get without having to listen to it all day)
    Buses here are very good into the city. There is a bus way all the way to the city from 8 mile plains. = No traffic just buses allowed - very handy let me tell you!

    There are some schools but can't say much - no kidz you see!

    Good Luck
  5. cal

    cal Super Moderator

    ck i know what you mean about being logan council ,as from march we became logan instead of Beaudesert ,apparantly we are far south logan,lol, the logans are very confusing arent they ,logan village,loganlea,logan reserve,logan ctr,lol, anyone think of anymore,lol,i hear a lot talk of rochedale but dont know exactly where it is ,is it city side of rocklea?
    Cal x

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