Is Taringa, QLD 4068 on your radar? It is wise to know if the suburb is an ideal option for you (and your family?). The Homes.com.au suburb profile informs you with unique data about Taringa house prices, demographics & market trends to help you make an intelligent decision about your future purchase.
If you're looking at buying in Taringa, keep reading for a brief historical overview to discover the lifestyle and what makes this suburb a worthy option.
Overview Taringa is a suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is located 6.8 kilometres southwest of the Brisbane CBD and is bordered by Brisbane's Mt Coot-Tha, Indooroopilly, and St Lucia. Most of the area is dominated by a ridge that runs through Swann Road and has steep slopes on both sides of the ridge. As per the 2011 census, there were 7,176 people in the suburb.
Living in Taringa Taringa is mainly a residential suburb, and there are just a few commercial buildings along Moggill Road. The suburb is often visited by the students of the University of Queensland in its neighbourhood. It has several heritage-listed sites, including Edge Hills, Laurel Bank, Daheim, Rothly, 26 Darvall Street Taringa, and more. The Taringa Scout Den is the home of the Taringa-Milton-Toowong Scout Group. The space is also used as a GoJu Karate training facility and for Yoga.
History of Taringa Taringa's name comes after merging two Aboriginal words: "Tarau" (stones and "nga" (made up to). In this context, Taringa means 'place of stones'. In 1875, the Main Line railway from Roma Street railway station to Indooroopilly railway station. In 1883, auctioneer John W. Todd offered 176 suburban lots in the Abbotsford Estate. In 1884, he offered 173 suburban sites in the South Toowong Estate.
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