The word Murrumba came from the local Aboriginal dialect, which meant “good place.” The suburb is on land that was part of the Murrumba property purchased by Thomas Petrie in 1858 and farmed by his family for about 100 years.
Murrumba Downs has many state schools both primary and secondary, private schools and colleges, which include:
- Undurba State School
- Living Faith Lutheran Primary School
- Murrumba State Secondary College
Best Places to Visit
Murrumba Downs has plenty of beautiful places and attractions for tourists and residents alike. Here are some of the places you should check out while staying in the area:
John Oxley Reserve – a beautiful park and a lovely place for families to relax and socialise. The park includes a playground for the kids, BBQ area and a couple of football fields. The Reserve is noted for its beautiful natural surroundings and includes bike tracks and walking paths.
Westfield North Lakes – if you love to shop, Westfield in North Lakes is your one-stop shopping centre. There are over a hundred stores selling a wide range of goods. Westfield also has plenty of restaurants, cafes, and coffee shops to cater for the shopper.
Murrumba Downs Tavern – this is a family friendly ‘pub’ style of tavern where you can socialise and relax for a quiet drink and a meal. The Tavern has a sports bar, a well-recommended restaurant, and a gaming lounge. It also has a drive-through liquor store.
North Lakes Library – for book lovers, North Lakes Library is a perfect place to go to pick up a book, sit quietly reading or to do some research and study. Other facilities there include internet access and computer use with printing and copying services.
Murrumba Downs Swimming Pool – the public pool is your local swimming hole, conveniently located, where you can learn to swim, engage in aquatic classes and just cool down.
Your Dentist in Murrumba Downs
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We provide sensitive, expert care, and do what we can to take the fear out of going to the dentist. Contact our friendly staff to make an appointment.
To know more about our dental services and to claim our latest offers, contact us on (07) 3886 2428 or book your appointment online. Our dental team looks forward to meeting you and your family and offer you the highest quality of dental care you deserve.