Kedron has grown in popularity in recent years as a convenient, leafy pocket to live in Brisbane for families and young people. Located adjacent to a major urban corridor in the northern suburbs of Brisbane, Kedron residents enjoy the convenience of quick access to the city, Fortitude Valley, the Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, western suburbs and the airport. With a vast array of amenities on its doorstep including two hospitals, four shopping centres and greenspace galore, this well-connected yet peaceful suburb is packed full of benefit for families, young professionals, and first home buyers.

Just a mere 7km north of the Brisbane CBD Kedron residents can be in the city in a jiffy by road or public transport with buses leaving from Kedron Brook Station frequently.

Kedron locals have easy access to good public and private schools as well as vast acres of parkland, cycle paths and sporting fields. Kedron’s namesake, Kedron Brook, a creek that runs through Kedron offers an abundance of greenspace and cycle paths for its locals. Nearby neighbourhoods include: Gordon Park, Chermside, Wooloowin, Lutwyche, Wavell Heights, Kalinga, Stafford and Stafford Heights.

Quality Schools

Families in Kedron have the following quality public and private schools to choose from:


    • Kedron State School

    • Kedron State High School

    • Somerset Hills State Primary School

    • St Anthony’s Primary School

    • Padua Boys’ College

    • Mt Alvernia Girls’ College

Homes of Kedron

Houses in Kedron range from character family Queenslanders, luxurious, low maintenance new modern Queenslanders, brick homes, post-war homes, townhouses and apartments. Kedron is a popular suburb for singles aged 20-39 and families to rent in, buy their first home or upgrade in.

Kedron Avenues is an exclusive pocket of Kedron sought after by families for its prestigious Queenslanders and proximity to Kedron Brook. Living in this pocket is all about community and convenience. Here you are a short walk to Kedron State Primary School and the Kedron Brook with its cycle paths, parkland, and sporting fields.

The Padua Precinct is another sought-after pocket for families with its elevation, breezes, leafy tree-lined streets, greenspaces and proximity to Padua College, Mt Alvernia College and St Anthony’s Primary School.

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Why We Love Kedron

As evidenced in our Kedron suburb profile, Kedron is a convenient suburb with so much to offer. Here is a list of the top reasons why it is loved so much:-


    1. One of the top reasons locals love living in Kedron is because of its great transport and road options making it quick and easy to get anywhere. Kedron is well serviced by major transport and road infrastructure, including the Northern Bus Way, the Clem 7 and Airport Link Tunnels. The airport is a mere 10 minutes away and the CBD and Fortitude Valley are a mere 7 minutes away.

    1. Another reason residents love living in Kedron is because of its access to Kedron Brook, a creek that flows through Kedron and other northern suburbs that has over 22km of cycle paths, acres of parkland and sporting fields. Living near Kedron Brook offers a relaxed, outdoorsy lifestyle for runners, walkers, cyclists, dog lovers and recreationalists.

    1. There are numerous other parklands in and near Kedron including the one-of-a kind Bradbury Park – a large greenspace home to a looped scooter track and the mystical Magic Forest. A new playground for children aged 10-15 years that includes giant, futuristic towers and bridges has recently been added to the park along with 4700 new plants and trees, a misting system, basketball court, fitness space and improved picnic facilities at a cost of $10 million. It’s a great space for Kedron families and visitors to enjoy.

    1. If you didn’t live in Kedron you probably wouldn’t know there are about 50 restaurants, bars and cafes located there, the most highly rated being Farmhouse Kedron, a popular meeting place for locals to enjoy coffee and farm fresh breakfasts.

    1. Kedron locals are spoilt for choice when it comes to shopping. Not only do they have one of Brisbane’s biggest and best shopping centres on their doorstep – Westfield Chemside, but they also have Brookside, Stafford City and Market Central Lutwyche Shopping Centres as well. That’s four major shopping centres to choose from and all a mere five minute’s drive away.

    1. Just up the road from Kedron is Westfield Chermside  – one of the best and biggest Westfield’s in Australia and a mecca for shopping, dining and entertainment. When Kedron locals are all shopped out they can opt for some fun at Holey Moley Golf, an escape room experience at Hijinx Hotel, Kingpin Bowling, or a movie at Event Cinemas. And if that’s not enough there is a fine dining mega precinct at Westfield Chermside with some of the best cafes and restaurants to choose from including El Camino Cantina, The Bavarian, Tapworks, Motto, Motto and Kinn + Derm.

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