Springfield, Queensland

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Karamea Avenue, Springfield, Queensland.jpg
Karamea Avenue, 2014
Population6,772 (2016 census)[1]
LGA(s)City of Ipswich
State electorate(s)Jordan
Federal Division(s)Oxley
Suburbs around Springfield:
Bellbird Park Camira Greenbank
Brookwater Springfield Greenbank
Springfield Central Springfield Lakes Springfield Lakes

Springfield is a suburb in the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.[2]

Springfield is in proximity of the nearby suburbs Springfield Lakes and Springfield Central.


Springfield was built as part of Greater Springfield, which was Australia's largest master-planned community at the time of its construction.[3] In 2007 a larger master-planned community at nearby Ripley was announced.[4]


Springfield Anglican College was established in the suburb in 1998.

Springfield is also home to Woodcrest State College; it is Prep to Year 12 School.[5]


Springfield is connected to the Brisbane CBD by the Centenary Motorway and the Springfield railway line, a branch of the Ipswich railway line that starts at Darra station, and extends to Springfield.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Springfield (Statistical Area 2)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 September 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Springfield (entry 45080)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 1 November 2015.
  3. ^ "SEQRP and Greater Springfield". Planning Institute of Australia. Retrieved 1 November 2015.
  4. ^ "Ipswich council unveils major pre-planned community project". ABC News. 25 May 2007. Retrieved 26 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Welcome to Woodcrest State College". woodcrestsc.eq.edu.au. Retrieved 9 March 2016.
  6. ^ Brad Weier (7 June 2010). "Springfield railway 2 years early". The Queensland Times. Retrieved 10 March 2011.

Further reading[edit]

  • McCreadie, Karen (2012), Stop not till the goal is reached : the 10 principles for fearless success that inspired Maha Sinnathamby to build a city, Milton, Qld. John Wiley & Sons Australia, ISBN 978-1-74246-856-3

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Coordinates: 27°039′S 152°054′E / 27.650°S 152.900°E / -27.650; 152.900