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Why I love Bulimba: An interview with Lead Agent Cathy Richards

Wednesday November 24, 2021 ● By Grace Holgate // Place Estate Agents

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From specialty dining and eclectic shops to beautiful parks and river views, Bulimba is a cherished Brisbane riverside suburb.

Lead Agent and Partner of Place Bulimba, Cathy Richards admires Bulimba’s unmatched village-vibe, its renowned attractions, and the suburbs endless possibilities to be enjoyed by all. We recently spoke with Cathy to discuss what she loves about Bulimba.



What is Bulimba known for?

Community & family. I have lived in the area for over 30 years and have created long lasting friendships along the way! There’s always a familiar face in the area! There are also fantastic schools in and around the suburb.

Fun fact about Bulimba?

Vic Lucas Park is a hidden gem right on the river in Bulimba! It’s a tranquil spot that is great for families.

Favourite Bulimba Café?

There are so many incredible cafés in Bulimba, but Riverbend Café is amazing!


Favourite Bulimba Restaurant and go-to dish?

Il Molo & their Salt & Pepper Calamari – yum!


Something only the locals would know?

There’s an awesome river loop walk to explore and great dog parks!

Best way to get around the suburb?

Walking or riding your bike! There are lots of hidden shops and great scenic spots to admire in the fresh air. 

Local attractions and places to visit?

Bulimba Library, Memorial Park & Place Bulimba of course!

Go-to shopping spot?

Perfect Living Bulimba, the homewares are beautiful.


Interesting facts?  

The Bulimba Barracks development will bring more families to the area and will be a great community hub along the river!

There’s so much more to explore in the renowned suburb that is Bulimba and to discover more about this iconic Brisbane suburb, click here. Check out Cathy's profile here.

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