Heathwood Suburb Profile

Heathwood Suburb Profile


Heathwood is located 29.9km south-west of the Queensland capital Brisbane. The suburb was declared a suburb in 1970 when it was separated from Acacia Ridge, and was named ‘Heathwood’ after an early settler in the district. At the time of the 2016 census Heathwood had a population of 2,794.

Heathwood is bounded to the north-east by Portree Crescent, Blunder Road, and Wadeville Street, to the south-west by Oxley Creek, to the south by Johnson Road, and to the west by Old Blunder Road. It is notably divided into two distinct areas, the northern part which is residential and the southern part which is industrial. Heathwood is also the home of the Asahi Beverages distribution centre, and Coles distribution centre.
Also perfectly located, Heathwood is connected to the north, south, east and west by a number of major routes, including the Centenary Highway, the Logan Motorway, and the Ipswich Motorway.
 
A notable piece of trivia is that all the streets in Heathwood are named after native Australian flora/plants & trees.
 
Heathwood offers modern facilities and recreational options to its residents with all major shopping centers close by, with the Forest Lake Shopping Centre less than 2 kilometres away. Heathwood is also the home of 9 recreational parks, with the largest being Heathwood Park, which is located in the ever-popular Parkwood Estate. Heathwood Park is equipped with barbecues, basketball court, outdoor fitness/exercise station, picnic area/shelters, a playground, recreation areas, and bathroom facilities.
 
Although there are no schools in Heathwood itself, it is closely surrounded by some of the best schools in the local area, including Pallara State Primary School, and Forest Lake State High School.
 
If Heathwood sounds like the place you’d like to call home, contact one of our agents to help find the right property for you!