Discover Springfield City

Springfield City Group is the master developer of Greater Springfield and has been instrumental to the master planned community’s outstanding success. Our vision for Greater Springfield is driven by innovation. We are also conscious of making a lasting and positive contribution to both Greater Springfield and the broader Southeast Queensland community. 

Philanthropy and promoting social and environmental sustainability are integral to the way we do business. At Greater Springfield, this commitment is delivered through partnerships with highly respected corporations, the Federal Government, State Government and Ipswich City Council. 

Springfield City Group has, for 30 years, partnered with the best. We will continue to seek out partnerships to progress this new city in areas of education, health care services, and other employment generating industries. 

We are open to imagining what is possible. We seek to identify and open up new opportunities. We look to solve challenges innovatively, scientifically, and ethically. We actively seek to learn from the best and to set new benchmarks in all we do. 

Our story

In 1992, Maha Sinnathamby AM and Bob Sharpless acquired almost 3000 hectares of land on the doorstep of Brisbane with a clear vision: to create a master-planned city from scratch.

It would be the first city in Australia since the national capital was constructed.

The dream was so big it needed an Act of Parliament.

In 1997, Queensland’s Parliament voted unanimously for legislation to make Springfield into the state’s newest city. Seven prime ministers and six premiers have played a role in the city’s growth.

Springfield City has evolved into a city driven by education, health and innovation.

More than 53,000 residents have ready access to 12 schools, 19 kindergartens, a hospital, a university, an innovation precinct, a stadium and dynamic public transport options among other features.

And that’s just a start.

Springfield City will grow into a city of almost 150,000 people enjoying a community lifestyle unlike anywhere in Australia.

Springfield City Group has set a national benchmark for city development.

It’s a story of vision, determination and success against the odds that has changed the lives of tens of thousands of people.

For more on our story, read about our City Heritage.

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