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Facts about Browns Plains
Browns Plains is generally used as a name for both the Browns Plains suburb and the former estates which all utilise the 4118 Postcode Hillcrest, Forestdale, Regents Park and Heritage Park. Browns Plains has been identified in the South East Queensland Regional Plan as an outer city regional centre. One notable aspect of Browns Plains is the Grand Plaza Shopping Centre, which opened to the community in 1994 and was extended some 13 years later.
Browns Plains is also a terminus for Brisbane City bus routes (140, 141, 142, 150), making it an important transport hub, connecting Logan City and Brisbane City bus routes.
According to Mary Howells book ‘Ridge To Ridge – Recollections from Woodridge to Park Ridge’, Browns Plains became in use as a place name in 1840 and for the most part up until the 1950s saw the original area running with tobacco farms.
In 1872, George Stretton operated a post office from his accommodation house in Browns Plains. 1878 saw Browns Plains School opens on site of Waller Park, only to close due to effects of major drought in 1902.
1938, Greenbank and Browns Plains telephone lines installed.
Post Office re-opens in Browns Plains in 1956 on the corner of Browns Plains and Beaudesert Roads, known as Brownsleigh as well as the adjoining Estate located Between Beaudesert and Wembley Roads. The following year Scrubby Creek Bridge is built over Browns Plains Road.
In 1966 Beaudesert Shire employs consultant town planner/architect James Birrell. Beaudesert Shire gazettes old Browns Plains School site as waste treatment plant and Refuse depot (now known as Waller Park). 1968, Springwood development begins Telephone exchange to be built in Browns Plains (using the prefix 200 xxxx).
Browns Plains Tavern opens 1976. 1983 saw the Primary School open along with the High School in 1985. Westpoint Shopping Centre opens in 1984 with Waller Park established that same year.
Browns Plains Currently (20011) Has A number of Schools and shops, and frequently has visits from the a circus and other events on a main park area near Browns Plains Highschool and Forest Glen Park.