Situated between the easterly-flowing North Pine and South Pine Rivers, Strathpine is a residential suburb located in the Moreton Bay Region. The suburb offers a mix of natural escapes with brick and mortar shopping hubs, dining establishments, and entertainment venues, allowing locals and visitors to enjoy the best of both worlds.
Located in the heart of Strathpine is the Strathpine shopping Centre, home to 140 specialty stores, anchored by supermarkets and discount department stores including Target, Big W, Woolworths, Coles and ALDI. Additional retail and commercial shopping along with restaurants and cafes sit along the main street through Strathpine, Gympie Road.
Strathpine has two train stations; Strathpine Train station in the south and Bray Park train station in the north providing locals access to the Caboolture, Redcliffe and Brisbane train lines.
Moreton Bay Regional Council operates a library near the Strathpine Train Station.
Pine Rivers Park is the go-to natural escape in Strathpine with dedicated areas for little kids and big kids, self-powered rides, flying foxes and a massive green space, plus BBQ areas and a 9-hole golf course, there is something for everyone in the family.
Pine Rivers Park in Strathpine hosts a number of major events throughout the year including
Park Vibes a laidback family event serving up live music, mouth-watering food options, free rides and fireworks.
Moreton Kids Festival is a festival dedicated to kids! At this event, Pine Rivers Park is transformed into five worlds of fun with live stage shows, kids activities, workshops, face painting, roving performers, wildlife encounters, amusement rides, food trucks and more!
Pine Rivers Park Christmas Carols is the annual Christmas carol event for the Strathpine Community. The carols event will feature live Christmas carols, Kids craft activities and workshops, amusement rides, markets, food trucks, fireworks and of course Santa!
Things to see and do in Strathpine
Strathpine is a Scottish place name, where strath means valley and pine refers to the Pine River.
Strathpine was originally developed in the 1860s as an addition to the North Pine settlement during the Gympie gold rush. In the late 19th century, the area was known for sugar and rum production, with several sugar mills and distilleries in the area.
The area was first named Strathpine by the Queensland Government Railways in the 1880s.
The population of Strathpine boomed in the 1940s after the opening of 'Camp Strathpine' a large army camp and airfield which helped both Australian and American forces during World War II.
Urbanisation was evident in the 1960s, as development slowly increased as Brisbane’s rapidly growing population expanded into Strathpine. Most of the farms were sold off and the area quickly grew into a residential and commercial hub. Within 20 years Strathpine's population went from under 2000 to over 10,000 people.
The Strathpine administrative centre built in 1888 has been preserved for theatre performances and public gatherings and is listed on the Queensland heritage register.
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