Greenslopes lies 6 km southeast of the Brisbane central business district. The local shopping precinct is Greenslopes Mall on Logan Road. The Greenslopes Private Hospital, formerly Repatriation General Hospital (RGH) Greenslopes operated by the Commonwealth Government Dept of Veterans Affairs (DVA) for war veterans is located within the suburb. The hospital, surrounded by quiet streets, lies some distance from the nearest main roads. Other longstanding local landmarks are the Greenslopes State School and Greenslopes Bowls Club. Stones Corner is a Greenslopes locality known for its assortment of ethnic communities, ethnic retail food outlets and several sidewalk restaurants and cafés — Italian, Indian, Turkish and others — located on Logan Road near where it crosses Norman Creek.