Scenic Mount Cotton is a semi-rural area known for its natural bushland, country lifestyle and award-winning winery.
Mount Cotton is all about rural lifestyle, with residential pockets set amid expanses of native bush.
It is here that you will find Sirromet Winery, Queensland’s largest and most highly awarded winery, restaurants and stunning views with family-friendly grounds including Supa Golf.
You also can walk through Venman Bushland National Park, where you just might spot wallabies, possums, sugar gliders, owls and other wildlife.
There’s a handy local shopping centre at 101 Valley Way, with the major shopping centre options at Capalaba, Cleveland and Victoria Point.
Schools and colleges
Historic Mount Cotton State School is the hub of this small, close-knit community.
Cleveland is the closest railway station, while Transdev Queensland operates bus services. There are bus interchanges at Capalaba and Redland Bay at Banana Street near Weinam Street.
Before its European history began, Mount Cotton was known as Toongipin, meaning 'west wind'. Read more about the history of Mount Cotton.
Mount Cotton is in Division 6 (Cr Julie Talty).
View Sheldon-Mount Cotton's national regional profile (Australian Bureau of Statistics)