Silkstone is a suburb located in the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. It is located approximately 40 kilometers (25 mi) west of the Brisbane central business district. The suburb is primarily residential and is known for its proximity to local amenities such as parks, schools, and shopping centers. Silkstone is home to the Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School, one of the oldest schools in Queensland. The suburb also has a number of parks and recreational facilities, including the Queens Park, a large park with a playground and a lake. Silkstone also has a number of small businesses such as cafes, restaurants, and shops. The suburb is also known for its proximity to the Ipswich CBD and the Ipswich train station.