Eight Mile Plains is a suburb of Brisbane, in the Australian state of Queensland. It is located 13 km (8 miles) south of Brisbane’s central business district. It is one of the oldest suburbs in Southern Brisbane. The suburb is bordered by a large amount of parkland, including Yimbun Park and D M Henderson Park, making it an ideal location to pursue a leisurely lifestyle while remaining close to central Brisbane.
Profitable businesses in Eight Mile Plains include cafes, restaurants, hospitals, lawyers, and accounting services. Eight Mile Plains is home to the Brisbane Technology Park, which houses many companies based in the service industry and is situated by a TransLink bus interchange. Brisbane itself has well developed science and technology industries and is home for many research institutions, such as the University of Queensland. Many companies are headquartered in Brisbane and rent office space. Several examples include DHL Global’s Oceanic, Asia Pacific Aerospace’s headquarters, and Virgin Australia.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Eight Mile Plains has a lot to offer in terms of sights and activities. Major points of interest include the Hughesville heritage home, the Queensland Clunies Ross Centre for Science and Industry, Bulimba Creek, and the market gardens. Eight Mile Plains has a variety of restaurants offering global cuisine. Michael’s Oriental Restaurant & Function Centre serves Asian meals, The Glen Hotel has a distinctly International menu, Little Nyonya is a restaurant well known for its Singapore style cooking, and Madang Galbi is a Korean BBQ establishment.
Brisbane International Airport is about 27 km (17 miles) from Eight Mile Plains, making air-travel a convenient option. The suburb has its own bus station and is serviced by TransLink buses. Major driving routes to the suburb include the Pacific and Gateway Motorways.