History of Alexandra Hills: Alexandra Hills is one of the newest suburbs in the Redlands. Building company Aspley Homes Pty Ltd suggested the name in 1963. It is most likely named after Princess Alexandra, who had toured Queensland in 1959 during the State’s centenary celebrations. In September 1965, the name Alexandra Hills was registered.
Things to Do: Alexandra Hills offers multiple Parks, Bushland, Recreation and Off Leash areas for all of the family to enjoy.
Landmark: Alexandra Hills is home to the Moreton Institute of Tafe, Bayside Campus. This training facility was approved in 1983 and continues to offer courses to young and old within the Redlands.
Shopping: Alexandra Hills not only offers local shops including Eateries, Chemist, Hairdressers, Bottle Shops and Convenience Stores, the main Shopping Centre located on Finucane Road has a large Woolworth’s, Trade Secret and there is a recent Aldi Store that has opened nearby .
Restaurants & Cafes: Alexandra Hills offers plenty of choices when it comes to Cafes and Restaurants. Asian Cuisine, Indian, Seafood and Franchise Family Restaurants are scattered throughout the Alexandra Hills shopping precinct.
Sports and Fitness: Alexandra Hills has a multitude of cycle and walkways throughout parks and reserves in the area. The Vienna Woods Leisure Centre has been a long standing fitness centre since the 1980’s. Alexandra Hills is also home to its own Netball, Cricket and Australian Rules Football Club.
Transport: Alexandra Hills offers multiple bus stops that link to local shops and or to the City with the main Bus Terminal in the next suburb of Capalaba. The most commonly used Train Station for those in Alexandra Hills is Birkdale or Thorneside Station.
Distance to City: Only 22 km from Brisbane CBD