Located 31 km to Brisbane's south-west and part of the master planned Springfield Development of Ipswich, Brookwater (4300) is a mix of low to moderate density housing across three precincts, namely The Point, The Retreat, and The Crest. An elevated, gated community The Point is situated alongside the golf course. Located on an elevated ridge, The Retreat is a secluded leafy suburb. The Crest is surrounded by facilities including schools, a village shopping centre, public transport and various parks with walking and cycling trails. Generally, Brookfield has safeguarded a significant percentage of green space.
Overalls, Brookfield is a modern suburb with state of the art facilities such as fibre to premises to provide high speed high bandwidth Internet to attract smart businesses to the suburb. There are ten schools, a technology college and a university in the suburb, as well as many day care centres and preschools, a shopping centre with major retailers, restaurants, and supermarkets, and a large golf and country club. Brookwater also has access to regular rail services to Brisbane and Ipswich.