Indooroopilly is a desirable central west suburb of Brisbane and the site of a former silver mine. The name comes from either the local Aboriginal name nyindurupill (gully of leaches) or yndurupilly (gully of running water). Residents are well catered for with all services, churches and schools and the expansive Brisbane botanic gardens.
Food and Entertainment
Indooroopilly has its own café strip as well as a major shopping centre and two cinema complexes, with 16 cinemas available in total. It has many of its own youth organisations including scouts, rovers, girl guides and is home to Brisbane’s oldest soccer club, the Rovers. Indooroopilly golf club offers a 36 hole championship course to members and guests. The historic Albert Bridge crosses the Brisbane River from the Indooroopilly to Chelmer.
Indooroopilly has several child care options with vacancies, for parents in the local area or surrounding suburbs. All families are catered for with centres based on philosophy such as Montessori, familiar franchises, private centres providing a home away from home and community centres such as the C&K Indooroopilly Community Kindergarten, started by a group of mothers.
The centres are located for easy transport running along the main road and train lines.