There has been a bit of hype surrounding the Greater Springfield area and what is going on over there – and with good reason!! When complete, the investment in Greater Springfield is calculated to be worth more than $85 billion. More than $11.7 billion has been invested so far and more than $600 million approximate growth expenditure as at 2015.
Other than Canberra it is the only fully master planned city to be built in Australia and is founded around the pillars of education, health and technology. With already 32,000 residents it is Australia’s fastest emerging new city with the vision of a being a substantial regional city and services hub by 2030.
Greater Springfield offers a selection of residential addresses to suit a variety of tastes, budget and lifestyle. From first home buyer residences through to golf-frontage executive homes on Queensland’s No.1 golf course, Springfield Central encompasses six surburbs of, Springfield Lakes, Brookwater , Springfield, Augustine Heights and Spring Mountain, each address has easy access to schools, childcare, shopping, parks and sporting fields.
In the heart of the Springfield CBD is Robelle Domain – Springfield Central Parklands. A $30 million, 24ha central parkland with many facilities including cafes, free wifi and water play area
A healthy and vibrant lifestyle is the mantra of Greater Springfield. Investment has been made into the development of open spaces, parks and bikeways, sustainable developments, as well as the development of healthy community initiatives and various other forms of activities.
Health City Springfield Central is the designated central core of health and wellness in Greater Springfield. It is a 52 hectare integrated health precinct which aims to deliver a health and wellness experience for the community through the provision of quality healthcare, medical education and research.
Greater Springfield aims to enhance and enrich the entire region through world class education facilities and leading technology. With more than 14,000 students already in Greater Springfield, there are many opportunities for life-long learning.
Technology is one of the key pillars of Greater Springfield – and one of the few cities in the world to have its own Digital City Master Plan. The Digital Master Plan for Greater Springfield provides a guide for the city in terms of adaption, creation and adoption of digital technologies and processes. It will lead to a more efficient community, overall management of the city, its resources and everyday activities.
Springfield Central Station and Springfield Station have now been operational since December 2013, with public transport usage exceeding early forecasts by the State Transport authority. The train service allows commuters to travel to the Brisbane Central Station in less than 41 minutes and onto the Gold Coast, Brisbane domestic and international airports.
Springfield Central Station is connected via road and pedestrian walkways to Orion Springfield Central, Robelle Domain Parklands and Orion Lagoon, Education City, Health City and Park Avenue Apartments (currently under construction).
With all of these great facilities listed above plus 30 per cent of Greater Springfield dedicated to absolute green space it’s easy to see why the community will actually live, work, rest and play all in the one brilliantly designed master planned city.
Watch this short clip on the developments at Greater Springfield.