Younger children can walk safely to the new Deebing Heights Primary School, just across the road from Torhaven. Plus, a variety of pre-schools, child care facilities, public and private schools, TAFE institutions and Universities either currently exist or are planned for the surrounding region, giving your growing family a range of education options now and into the future.
Torhaven is easily commutable to a number of commercial centres including Ipswich, Springfield and Brisbane. RAAF Base Amberley is close by and Ripley Town Centre is set to create many new jobs once completed.
Torhaven residents take pleasure in a wide range of shopping options nearby including the Yamanto Shopping Centre, Town Square Redbank Plains, Riverlink Shopping Centre in Ipswich, and the Orion Springfield Central, which includes over 100 speciality stores, cinemas, dining and much more.
Aside from the selection of shopping centres, restaurants and cafes and cinemas, the Ipswich area has a rich heritage of events and festivals. The Ipswich Festival is the city’s premier annual event showcasing a broad program of entertainment and arts that continues to entertain, inspire and celebrate the essence of the culture, spirit and community in Ipswich.
Sport & Recreation
The Ipswich area has more than 500 parks and conservation estates used for sport and recreational purposes. The local area is noted for its strong contribution to sport at a state and national level with opportunities for kids to participate in Rugby league and union, soccer, cricket, Golf, Australian rules football, Gridiron, Hockey, Motorsport and more.
The local area is served by a growing number of private family clinics and dentists. Ipswich Hospital is the major public hospital with over 350 beds. St Andrew’s Private Hospital and Mater Private Hospital Springfield are local private hospitals.