Towns in Australia

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Tennyson QLD


Postcode: 4105

Tennyson is a suburb of Brisbane, Australia. It is 7km south of the CBD on the Brisbane River. The area was originally named Softstone’ by James Strong, one of the original settlers, but by 1897 the name was changed to ‘Tennyson’.

Tennyson is roughly 7km from Brisbane’s CBD. It’s a very family oriented, green suburb, situated on the Brisbane River. It’s a small but well-established suburb with beautiful homes. The houses are mainly large older-style homes, many of them perfectly renovated. The median house price in Tennyson for the 2004 calendar year was $510,000. There are plenty of dining options around Tennyson. If you’re looking for a local café, take-away, pub or restaurant you’ll find it here. There’s a shopping centre on Sherwood Road at Sherwood and another on Oxley Road at Graceville for your everyday needs. If you’re after the big shopping mall experience, Indooroopilly is only a short drive away. If you’re looking for playgroups, childcare, kindergartens or schools in this area, you’ll find them here. Government offices, local libraries, churches, volunteer organisations, ward offices and more – if you’re after contact information for government and community organisations, this is the place to start.

Tennyson is a settlement situated in Queensland, Australia. Tennyson is 934 km from the Australian capital Canberra. Nearby places include Corinda, Ekibin, Orange Grove, Oxley, Rocklea, Saint Lucia, Tarragindi, Wellers Hill, Yekibin. Nearby landmarks include Captain Cook Bridge, Doboy Bridge, Gateway Bridge, Story Bridge, Victoria Bridge.