Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    List an Event/Business    Contact    Login
Join the Brisbane Mums Facebook Group to ask questions, seek advice, share experiences and join a vibrant and supportive community.

Meet My Suburb: Tingalpa

by Sophie Cannon (follow)
Welcome to our new series - Meet My Suburb! Your one stop shop for useful information regarding Brisbane suburbs.

Wynnum Road, Tingalpa

This week we are focusing on Tingalpa, a suburb roughly 10km east of Brisbane CBD and the perfect mix between old and new.

The suburb has a lot of new estates spring up within the last five years, making Tingalpa a popular choice with new home buyers, however the area still boasts number of older style homes if anyone was looking for the classic 'Queenslander'.

Here's what else is happening in Tingalpa:

King of the Castle Childcare Children from birth to 5 years, open from 6:30am to 6:30pm. Meals and nappies provided.

Lead Childcare Tingalpa Children aged 6 weeks to 5 years as well as out of schools hours for children up to the age of 12. Open from 6:00am to 6:00pm with meals included.

Montessorie Early Learning Children aged 18 months to 6 years, open from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Tingalpa Kindy Children aged 3.5 years to 4.5 years, open from 9:00am to 3:00pm.

Public, Private and Catholic Schools
Tingalpa State School - Co-ed state primary school, prep to grade 6.

Schools local to Tingalpa:
Agnew School, Wakerly Private, Brethren school, grade 3 to grade 12.

Murarrie State School, Murarrie Co-ed state primary school, prep to grade 6.

Gumdale State School, Gumdale Co-ed state primary school, prep to grade 6.

San Sisto College, Carina All girls Catholic secondary school, grade 7 to 12.

Brisbane Bayside State College, Wynnum West Co-ed state secondary school, grade 7 to grade 12.

Head over to myschool.edu.au for a full list of schools local to Tingalpa.

Parks and Playgrounds
Tingalpa is home to a large amount of parks and bushlands, however one of our favourites within the local area has to be the popular 'Minnippi Parklands', which is less than 4 minutes away by car.

Minnippi Parklands - image via Weekend Notes

This beautiful location is a perfect family day out with lots to see and do, including the Minnippi lagoon where little explorers can spot a variety of water birds and other wildlife.

There is a great 'aviation themed' playground here with control tower and various other play equipment, as well as BBQs and shaded picnic areas if you were looking have lunch with a view. Minnippi, with lots of long winding pathways is also ideal for family bike rides.

For a full list of Tingalpa's parks, playgrounds and dog parks, head over to the Brisbane City Council website.

There is a small shopping centre within Tingalpa, Twin Parks Shopping Centre, which is home to basic ammenities such as a post office, IGA, bottle-shop and Suncorp Bank, however you do have two much larger options within a 10 minute drive - Wynnum Plaza and Westfield Carindale which is where you would find more specialist stores, as well as larger supermarkets such as Woolworths, Coles and Aldi.

The Tingalpa Hotel

If you're looking to eat out in Tingalpa then the Tingalpa Hotel is a popular choice for families. They are open 7 days a week and as well as a delicious new Bistro menu, have an awesome array of kids meals on offer.

As well as several bus routes running from Tingalpa to neighbouring suburbs, the closest train station is located at Murarrie and has regular trains to and from Brisbane CBD.

Bounce Inc, Tingalpa

Tingalpa is also home to popular indoor trampoline centre 'Bounce Inc', check out our article for more information.

Emergency Services

Nearby Hospitals
Wynnum Public Hospital - (Does not have an emergency department.) - Roughly 6.5km away.

Belmont Private Hospital - (Does not have an emergency department.) - Roughly 8km away.

Closest Emergency Department: Mater Private Hospital, Brisbane - Roughly 13km away.

Tingalpa Neighbourhood Police - Tremain St, Tingalpa

Wynnum Police Station - Pine St, Wynnum

Medical Centres

Surrounding Suburbs
Cannon Hill
* Manly West
**A one-stop shop for your healthcare needs.
**Doomben Racecourse** **We're going on a bear hunt!
8 Jul
Experience the food, farms and natural beauty of the Scenic Rim during Eat Local Week.
24 Jun - 2 Jul
Children rotate with their group through 5-6 different sports per day with a morning tea and lunch break.
26 Jun - 30 Jun
Explore Nick Blands picture books and learn to draw a very, itchy bear with pen, paper and watercolours!
27 Jun
Awesome Value Brisbane Events
A delightful High Tea Walking Tour of the Brisbane CBD.
Join the conversation on the Brisbane Mums Facebook Group

Enjoy affordable family photography from MyFamilyPhoto.com.au

I like this Article - 1
ID: 56287
by Tian
24 Jun - 2 Jul
by Tian
27 Jun
by Tian
27 Jun
by Tian
28 Jun
by Tian
28 Jun
Featured on Other Hubs
Copyright 2012-2017 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version