The Logan City suburb of Boronia Heights is located 9 km west of Logan Central and 25 km south of the Brisbane city centre, between Mt Laidley Highway and the Greenbank Military camp. The Boronia Bushland Reserve has made this an attractive suburb for nature enthusiasts and there are many opportunities for residents to observe the wildlife. Eastern Grey kangaroos can be found there as well as bandicoots, goannas, possums and koalas. Residents of Boronia Heights can also enjoy the birdlife and make use of the park facilities provided including bikeways, a children’s playground and barbeques.
14.3% of the population are aged 60 years and over, with 31% of the population being children under 17 years old. Boronia Heights is a fairly recently established suburb, named after the first estate in the area and has much to offer young families as well as older residents who settle in the Greenbank Gardens Village to the north of the Boronia Bushland Reserve. The recreational and social facilities available within Greenbank Gardens emphasise community style living and include a gymnasium, bowling green, 2 swimming pools, library, putting green and tennis courts.
For young families, there are a number of childcare facilities and schools available in the area including the Parklands Drive Early Childhood Centre, ABC Learning Centres, the Fedrick Street Childcare and Early Learning Centre and the Kids Clubhouse Learning Playcentre, Boronia Heights Primary, the Boronia State School, Boronia Heights State School and the nearby Regents Park State School.
Aged care services, the Browns Plains Police Station and the West Logan Fire Station are among other services within easy reach of Boronia Heights, just a short way along the Mount Lindesay Highway that borders the suburb to the east. The Logan West Community Centre can also be found there, situated in Wineglass Park, the home of the Wineglass water tower. The Four Square Stores Supermarket and speciality shops in Short Street offer convenience shopping and the Grand Plaza Shopping Centre and Village Square shopping precinct in Browns Plains are a short drive away or accessible by well serviced bus route. Boronia Heights is also home to the award-winning Park Ridge Animal Hospital.