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Toowong

inner west

Postcode: 4066 | Distance to CBD: 4km


Toowong is roughly 4km from Brisbane’s CBD.  Just over 45% of households in the area are couples without children, 33% are couples with children and 21% are group households.  Stand-alone houses make up 42% of the dwellings in this area, with units accounting for another 53% and townhouses making up the rest.  Weatherboard houses abound in this area – some in better condition than others – and block sizes vary from just enough room for a clothesline through to big enough for a pool, mango tree and outside entertainment area.  The median house price in Toowong in 2006 was $470,000.

Eating and drinking
There are plenty of dining options around Toowong. If you’re looking for a local café, take-away, pub or restaurant you’ll find it here.
Shopping
Toowong Village is huge and covers everything from specialty stores to supermarkets, chemists to designer clothes.  There’s also Park Road, just down the road, in Milton.  Plenty of designer and gift shops for you to browse through.
Education
If you're looking for playgroups, childcare, kindergartens or schools in this area, you'll find them here.
Leisure
Check out this section for things to do in your spare time. There's sport, leisure activities, local events and more.
Kevin says: Toowong is beautifully situated on the north bank of the Brisbane river, it is serviced by transport by ferry, bus, train and a lovely walk along Coronation Drive to the city. Toowong is snuggled nicely at the foot of Mt Cootha in the west, the river and the city. Toowong has a friendly mix of youth, multicultural residents and the elderly.
Community & Government
Government offices, local libraries, churches, volunteer organisations, ward offices and more - if you're after contact information for government and community organisations, this is the place to start.
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