Suburb Profiles

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Aeroglen

General facilities

There are a number of parks including one with children’s play equipment; district level sports fields, walking tracks and hikes and a community hall. The nearest library is in the nearby suburb of Stratford, 5mins drive away. The nearest swimming pool is the Tobruk Memorial Pool on Sheridan Street, about 15mins drive away.


Medical

There is a doctor and chemist in the nearby suburb of Stratford, about 5mins drive from Aeroglen. The Cairns Base Hospital is approximately 15mins drive from Aeroglen.


Shopping

There is a small grocery store, a butcher, a newsagent, a deli and café, a number of takeaway restaurants and a pub about 5mins away in the nearby suburb of Stratford. The closest large shopping centre is Cairns Central on McLeod Street in Cairns’ CBD about 15mins drive and which offers major department stores like Myer and Target, alongside Coles and Bi-Lo. Redlynch Shopping Centre is also about 15mins drive from Aeroglen. It has a Coles Supermarket, a bakery, newsagent and chemist.


Childcare

There is a local childcare centre on Stratford Parade at Aeroglen. Other nearby child care centres including Edge Hill Child Care and a number of ABC Learning Centres in the suburbs of Cairns North and Manunda.


School

There is no school in the suburb of Aeroglen. The closest schools are Mother of Good Counsel Catholic primary school on Sheridan Street, about 10-15mins drive south, Freshwater Primary School at Freshwater, about 10mins drive north and St Andrew’s Catholic College (Prep-12) in Redlynch, about 15mins drive west. Other senior schools include Cairns High School on Sheridan Street in the city, about 15mins south and Trinity Bay State High School in the suburb of Manunda, about 20mins drive away. There are also a number of Christian colleges in the area including Freshwater Christian College in Brinsmead which is about 15mins drive from Aeroglen.


Public transport

The city Sunbus service connects Aeroglen to the northern beaches and to the CBD. The railway line is only used for freight and tourist trains (the Kuranda Train), and there are no railway stations in the area. Cairns city taxis service the area.



Source: cairns.com.au, Pricefinder & our own in house research
Last updated 21.06.2017