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Best suburbs to live in Darling Downs Region, QLD

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South Toowoomba

4.5Ranked 1st
Chris Scarinci

"Great Location!"

I spent my formative years in South Toowoomba, a location I consider both secure and conveniently situated for daily living. It boasts proximity to schools, cafes, the Toowoomba CBD, parks, and health…
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4.5Ranked 2nd

"A lovely town with all your needs within 5 minutes"

IGA and Foodworks underpin a commercial centre that allows you buy all your needs without parking hassles or travel. its closer to Toowoomba's North Centre and West than some parts of Tooowomba on do…
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Meringandan West

4.5Ranked 3rd

"All te advantages with out the disadvantages"

Meringandan West is just 7km from Highfields where you will find a small shopping center with all you need. Good size Woolworths, hairdresser, post office good medical center, and chemist. Highfields …
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4.5Ranked 4th

"A wonderful, vibrant, safe community with core values and friendly locals."

I have lived in this town almost my entire life, went away for 10 years and returned to raise my family as I cannot think of a better town to bring up small children in a safe country environment. …
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4.5Ranked 5th
Shaun Blackburn

"Excellent Suburb and Family Friendly"

Rangeville is a fantastic suburb. It has access to fantastic schools being the Rangeville State Primary School and Centenary Heights High School, has an abundance of parks, access to High Street Plaza…
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Kearneys Spring

4.5Ranked 6th

"Convenient location"

a very convenient location to everything: schools, shops, Uni, park, Japanese garden. It's safe and quiet as well.
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4.5Ranked 7th

"A beautiful suburb with character"

Newtown is one of Toowoomba's largest suburbs (geographically and by population). It is an inner city suburb with tree lined streets and plenty of old character homes and workers cottages on good siz…
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4.5Ranked 8th

"Quiet and affordable"

Although Rockville has a small industrial area between Mort Street and Vanity Street, the rest of Rockville is peaceful and nice to live in. There are 2 schools, 2 hospitals and is served by a regular…
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4Ranked 9th

"A quiet rural village."

We love living here. It's so quiet and safe, the local shop owners are friendly and so are the residents. You wouldn't know you were living so close to Toowoomba City. Kingsthorpe is a gorgeous little…
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Mount Lofty

4Ranked 10th

"Excellent investment suburb"

Sick of Melbourne, we sold up and recently bought in Mt Lofty. It is in a beautiful pocket of Toowoomba, elevated (no flooding), with lush parks and views but only minutes away from the CBD, as well …
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4Ranked 11th

"Quiet, central location"

We have been here for 4 years now and really happy with the area which is really quiet (Smithfield Estate). The location is perfect, close to hospital, parks and right in the middle of all major shop…
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Crows Nest

4Ranked 12th

"Clean, Green, Quiet"

If you are after a relaxing lifestyle with a friendly neighbourhood, not much can beat Crows Nest. The town is big enough for most of the essential services, but small enough to prevent the suburban a…
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3.5Ranked 13th
Tye Thies

"Great town where everyones knows everyone"

Great area where everyone knows everyone with plenty to do
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3.5Ranked 14th
Donna Samuels

"A great place to raise a family"

I moved to Chinchilla from Toowoomba in 2006 and was very apprehensive about the move due to the "small town syndrome" and thinking we would have nothing to do on the weekends. I was very much mistake…
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Darling Heights

3.5Ranked 15th

"Good place to buy. "

Good place to buy. You can get more house for your money. Most students are respectful towards neighbours (students need quiet to study as well). Real estate rental managers are very responsive to com…
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3.5Ranked 16th
Peter Forbes

"Great Place to Live and Work"

I was born and raised in Dalby and now have a family of my own and live and work in this great town. Dalby really has everything you could possibly want and need and we are not too far from the coast …
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3Ranked 17th

"Lovely place"

Great place to live. Lots of facilities, parks (although a larger park would be good in town for longer walks) lots of national parks nearby, plus Leslie Dam. Good shops/medical for the size. Hospital…
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Toowoomba City

3Ranked 18th

"New Wave"

Toowoomba has lots of money. its just a pretty town cause it has lots of trees and the cold weather makes you wear your good clothes . it double lane throughfares and grid layout make travel easy. …
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2Ranked 19th

"Relaxing Lifestyle with Wineries at your front door"

I have lived at Glen Aplin where you will find many excellent wineries within a 3 or 4 minutes drive. There are also a couple of fine restaurants close by. Glen Aplin is peaceful yet very convenient…
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East Toowoomba

1.5Ranked 20th
Peter Forbes

"Love the Homes in East Toowoomba"

My Wife and I are really into Queenslanders and East Toowoomba really does have some classic homes. We often drive through this suburb in awe of the housing. Queens Park is a favourite with the kids t…
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