Clayfield and Kalinga – these affluent northside suburbs are both refined and relaxed, and they offer everything a family could want. You’ll find excellent state and private schools, well connected train and bus systems, plentiful green spaces and impressive restaurants and cafes. The wide, leafy, quiet, residential streets of Clayfield and Kalinga are home to some of Brisbane’s most beautiful homes. And you’ll have your choice of charming homes, from vintage Queenslanders to exclusive heritage homes and grand mansions.

Situated only six kilometres from the city, Clayfield and Kalinga are community-minded suburbs that families are drawn to. Easy living with everything just a short stroll away, and just a short commute into the city by car, bus, rail or bike.

But it’s all the parks and recreational spots that give these suburbs the big tick from families. Kalinga Park has been voted as one of Brisbane’s best parks for families and holds centre stage for outdoor lovers.

Clayfield and Kalinga are conveniently located near the CBD and the airport. With easy access to the lifestyle precincts of Portside and Racecourse Road, Ascot and the major shopping centre of Chermside, you have lots of options for retail therapy.

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Quality Schools

Families in these suburbs have an array of top schools to choose from in the catchment area:

  • Eagle Junction State School
  • Aviation High
  • St Margaret’s Anglican Girls’ School
  • St Rita’s College
  • St Agatha’s Primary School
  • Clayfield College

Whether you are looking into Clayfield’s suburb profile or Kalinga’s suburb profile, both locations boast access to great education facilities.

Homes of Clayfield & Kalinga

Families love the blend of homes on offer in Clayfield and Kalinga. You will find charming traditional Queenslanders, heritage and character homes and architecturally designed contemporary residences. They sit on wide tree-lined, quiet residential streets.

Many of the homes are located on generous allotments with beautifully, landscaped gardens. Some low-rise apartment blocks are also a feature of this area. However, high-rises are not part of the landscape. No matter your circumstances or requirements, you will enjoy all that Clayfield and Kalinga have to offer.

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Our Clayfield Suburb Profile Shows Why We Love Clayfield & Kalinga

Clayfield and Kalinga are two of Brisbane’s most family-friendly suburbs.

Here is why we love them so much:

Family Focused

People are often drawn to these suburbs for the array of stunning homes. And they end up staying for the quality state and private schools, and the family-centric community. The friendly nature of the suburbs is second to none, making it perfect for families of all sizes.

Abundance of Green Spaces

Clayfield and Kalinga are quiet and peaceful suburbs and have large expanses of green space for families to enjoy. These include: Kalinga Park, Melrose Park and nearby Oriel Park. Brisbane families have voted Kalinga Park, a destination playground which will entertain children for hours, as the best park and playground in Brisbane ( This beautiful park is renowned for well-established trees and plenty of green open spaces to catch a breather.

Great Neighbours

You can walk to Clayfield and Albion Villages for local cafes, restaurants and shops such as Harris Farm Markets. And it’s just a short drive to Racecourse Road and the Portside precinct. There you will find an array of fine dining, a cinema and more shops. Only head to nearby Eagle Farm and Doomben Racecourses to enjoy a day at the track.


The commute time to the city and airport is around five minutes. Locals are spoiled for choice when it comes to transport options with two train stations – Eagle Junction and Clayfield. Numerous bus lines also service the area. Clayfield and Kalinga are close to major arterial roads and tunnels, including the Inner-City Bypass, the Clem 7 and Legacy Way. The Kedron Brook Bikeway is a popular route for those residents who prefer to commute by bike.

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If you loved our Kalinga and Clayfield suburb profiles, check out our suburb profiles in the neighbouring suburbs, Hamilton and Windsor.