Doolandella lies about 17 kilometres southwest of Brisbane CBD. In 1976 it was officially declared a suburb. By 2004 it boasted a total of 70 houses which has now increased to approximately 855 houses in 2012 with further land development in progress. Currently most services are catered for in surrounding suburbs but this is likely to change as the suburb grows. With good access to Logan Motorway and Blunder Road, Doolandella is rated amongst the most affordable suburbs in Brisbane.