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Albinia, Queensland

The western part of the locality is mountainous with individual peaks such as Mount Hope at 596 metres 1.955 ft and Mount Kelman at 470 metres 1.540 ft. The eastern part of the locality falls toward the east to elevations of 200 metres 660 ft. Th ...

                                               

Alexandra, Queensland

Alexandra is flat low-lying land bordered to the north by the Pioneer River and to the south by Bakers Creek. The Peak Downs Highway passes from east to west through the centre of the locality; there is a junction with the Mackay Eungella Road wh ...

                                               

Alloway, Queensland

Alloway is flat land about 30 metres above sea level used for farming, predominantly the growing of sugarcane. The Elliott River comprises the southern boundary of the locality. The North Coast railway line passed through the locality from south ...

                                               

Alsace, Queensland

The land is at an elevation of approximately 150 metres 490 ft and is principally used for grazing. A number of creek flow through the locality towards its south-east where in neighbouring Dingo, they become tributaries of Lorraine Creek, which f ...

                                               

Amamoor

The town is named after a pastoral run held by J.D. McTaggart in the late 1850s. It is an Aboriginal word meaning swimming in water or a swimming creek. When the construction of a railway line between Brisbane and Gympie was being contemplated in ...

                                               

Amaroo, Queensland

Amaroo is an outback locality split between the Shire of Boulia and the Shire of Diamantina, both in Central Western Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Amaroo had a population of 22 people.

                                               

Andromache, Queensland

Named after the Andromche River which first appears on a survey map of a route for a telegraph line from Bowen to Mackay drawn in late 1864 by surveyor and entrepreneur T.H. Fitzgerald. It is possible he gave the name. Andromache was the wife of ...

                                               

Anthony, Queensland

The Roadvale Harrisville Road traverses the locality from south-east Roadvale to the north-east Milora/Milbong. The creeks that rise in the locality contribute to the Bremer River, a tributary of the Brisbane River which flows into Moreton Bay. T ...

                                               

Apple Tree Creek, Queensland

Apple Tree Creek is a rural town and locality in the Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. It was formerly known as Bodalla but was renamed in 1962. In the 2016 census, Apple Tree Creek had a population of 639 people.

                                               

Aranbanga, Queensland

Aranbanga Creek rises in the centre of the locality and flows west towards Pile Gully. The mountain The Three Sisters at 418 metres 1.371 ft is in the south-west of the locality. The Johngboon State Forest is located in the south-east of the loca ...

                                               

Aratula

The area was originally known as Carters Gate, but the name was changed to reflect the railway station name of Aratula. Carters Gate Provisional School opened on 29 May 1911. It became a State School on 9 January 1913. The name was changed in Aug ...

                                               

Armstrong Creek, Queensland

Armstrong Creek is a rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Armstrong Creek had a population of 325 people.

                                               

Ascot, Queensland (Toowoomba Region)

Ascot is a rural locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia. At the 2016 Australian Census Ascot and surrounds recorded a population of 31.

                                               

Aubigny, Queensland

The former locality of Tangkam 27°28′59″S 151°40′00″E is in the northern part of Aubigny. It took its name from the Tangkam railway station 27.4745°S 151.6725°E  / -27.4745; 151.6725  Tangkam railway station) on the Cecil Plains railway line. T ...

                                               

Augathella

Augathella lies on the Matilda Highway, is 85 kilometres 53 mi north of the town of Charleville, and 748 kilometres 465 mi west of Brisbane Queenslands capital. The town lies on the banks of the Warrego River.

                                               

Australian north-east coast drainage division

The north-east coast drainage division or north-east coast basin is the area of Queensland between the Great Dividing Range and the Pacific Ocean. It lies between Torres Strait and an arbitrary line drawn along the Queensland - New South Wales bo ...

                                               

Avoca, Queensland

Avoca is bordered by the Burnett River to the north and west, and the suburb of Millbank and Isis Highway to the east. Avoca is a mostly residential area, with some crops and light industry closer to the river.

                                               

Back Plains, Queensland

Settlement commenced in December 1872. The district was originally known as Clifton Homestead Area Back Plains, from which the present day locality takes its name. Clifton Homestead Area School opened on 8 December 1879. It was renamed Back Plain ...

                                               

Balberra, Queensland

The northern boundary of the locality is Sandy Creek, the southern boundary is Bell Creek and Alligator Creek, and the western boundary is B L Creek. The eastern tip of the locality is at the joint mouth of Sandy Creek and Alligator Creek as they ...

                                               

Bald Knob, Queensland

Bald Knob is 78 kilometres 48 mi north of Brisbane on the Blackall Range in the Sunshine Coast hinterland of South East Queensland. Skipper Musk Teahouse Lookout is situated about halfway between the mountain peaks of Bald Knob and Wilkes Knob on ...

                                               

Ball Bay, Queensland

Ball Bay is a coastal rural town, a locality and a bay in Mackay Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Ball Bay had a population of 360 people.

                                               

Balmoral Ridge, Queensland

Balmoral Ridge is a rural locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Balmoral Ridge had a population of 278 people.

                                               

Bambaroo, Queensland

Bambaroo has two distinct parts. The centre and north-east is low-lying flat land approx 20 metres above sea level, drained by numerous small creeks which flow into the Coral Sea in neighbouring Orient and Coolbie. This freehold land is predomina ...

                                               

Bancroft, Queensland

Bancroft is a locality in the North Burnett Region, Queensland, Australia. At the 2016 census, Bancroft and the surrounding rural area had a population of 96.

                                               

Bang Jump Up

Bang Jump Up is 106 km southwest of Normanton on the Burke Developmental Road, where the terrain rises abruptly from 20 metres above sea level to 50 metres above sea level after many kilometres of flat terrain. This hill is noted because it is on ...

                                               

Bangall, Queensland

Bangall is a former rural locality in the Barcaldine Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Bangall had a population of 4 people. On 22 November 2019 the Queensland Government decided to amalgamate the localities in the Barcaldine Reg ...

                                               

Bannockburn, Queensland

In the 2011 census, Bannockburn recorded a population of 460 people, 46.1% female and 53.9% male. The median age of the Bannockburn population was 43 years, 6 years above the national median of 37. 73.9% of people living in Bannockburn were born ...

                                               

Barcaldine Downs

Barcaldine Downs is a former rural locality in the Barcaldine Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Barcaldine Downs had a population of 14 people. On 22 November 2019 the Queensland Government decided to amalgamate the localities in ...

                                               

Barron Gorge, Queensland

Almost the entire area of the locality is undeveloped land within the Barron Gorge National Park which also extends into a number of neighbouring localities. The land rises from approximately 10 metres above sea level to the east of the locality ...

                                               

Beaufort, Queensland

Beaufort is a former rural locality in the Barcaldine Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Beaufort had a population of 46 people. On 22 November 2019 the Queensland Government decided to amalgamate the localities in the Barcaldine ...

                                               

Bedourie, Queensland

Bedourie is located in the Channel Country of Central West Queensland, Australia, lying on Eyre Creek. It is located 1.600 kilometres 990 mi west of the state capital, Brisbane, and 200 kilometres 120 mi north of Birdsville. Bedourie is the admin ...

                                               

Beecher, Queensland

The Calliope River forms the western boundary of the locality. Clyde Creek flows through the locality from the south towards the north-west where it flows into the Calliope River at the most north-western part of the locality. The residential and ...

                                               

Beeron, Queensland

The Mundubbera – Durong Road State Route 75 runs from north to south through the north-west of the locality. The Boyne River forms the north-eastern boundary, and the Beeron National Park occupies the south-eastern corner.

                                               

Belivah, Queensland

In the 2011 census, Belivah recorded a population of 323 people, 48.3% female and 51.7% male. The median age of the Belivah population was 43 years, 6 years above the national median of 37. 67.6% of people living in Belivah were born in Australia ...

                                               

Bellara, Queensland

In the 2011 census, Bellara recorded a population of 3.157 people, 51.4% female and 48.6% male. The median age of the Bellara population was 54 years, 17 years above the national median of 37. 77.2% of people living in Bellara were born in Austra ...

                                               

Belle Vue Islands

The Belle Vue Islands are a group of islands within the Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia. They include: Widul Island Red Fruit Island Marte Island Kaub Islets Passage Island Kongan Rock Arden Island Florence Island Iadi Island Scott I ...

                                               

Bellmere, Queensland

Bellmere is a locality of the Moreton Bay Region in Queensland, Australia. Located to the west of the centre of Caboolture, it is essentially a suburb of that town. In the 2016 census Bellmere had a population of 5.863 people.

                                               

Bells Bridge, Queensland

The Bruce Highway passes through the locality from the east to the north-east, where it has a junction with the Wide Bay Highway which passes through the location to the north-west. The Mary River flows through the locality from south-east to nor ...

                                               

Bellthorpe, Queensland

The south of Bellthorpe lies within the Stanley River catchment. In the north Kilcoy Creek flows into the Mary River. Bellthorpe West is a neighbourhood in the north-west of the locality 26°49′23″S 152°40′46″E.

                                               

Belvedere, Queensland

Belvedere is a low-lying locality approx 10–20 metres above sea level to the east of the Johnstone River. The Palmerston Highway forms the western boundary of the locality, joining the Bruce Highway at the northern tip of the locality. There is s ...

                                               

Belyando, Queensland

The Belyando River passes through the locality from south to north, being fed by a number of tributary creeks. The Belyando River feeds into the Suttor River and then into the Burdekin River which flows into the Coral Sea. The Gregory Development ...

                                               

Benaraby

Benaraby is 20 kilometres south of Gladstone in Central Queensland. It is on the Boyne River and is the access point to Lake Awoonga, which forms much of the southern boundary of the locality. The Boyne River flows north from the lake through the ...

                                               

Binjour

Binjour is in the Wide Bay-Burnett region on the Burnett Highway 272 kilometres 169 mi north of the state capital, Brisbane. The Burnett Highway passes through the locality from east to west. It is within the Burnett River drainage basin.

                                               

Birnam, Queensland (Scenic Rim Region)

The eastern border of Birnam is marked by the Albert River. The locality is relatively undeveloped with the Beaudesert-Beenleigh Road running from the north-east to the south, with a few farms in the east. In the north west the slopes of Mount Du ...

                                               

Birnam, Queensland (Toowoomba Region)

Birnam is a locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia. It is situated north of Toowoomba, 9 kilometres from the central business district.

                                               

Black Jack, Queensland

Black Jack is a triangular-shaped locality. The Great Northern railway line forms the northern boundary of Black Jack. There are two railway stations within the locality, Wellington Yards railway station in the far north-east corner on the outski ...

                                               

Black Snake, Queensland

The eastern and western boundaries of the locality follow mountain ridges. Most of the developed land is in the valley between them where Coppermine Creek rises and flows north, eventually becoming a tributary of Wide Bay Creek and ultimately the ...

                                               

Blantyre, Queensland

The name Blantyre was originally a property name given by James Moffatt, believed to be after a Scottish town of Blantyre. Later it was also used for a railway station now closed. Blantyre State School opened on 28 February 1876. It closed in 188 ...

                                               

Blaxland, Queensland

The Western railway line forms the southern boundary of the locality, while Myall Creek forms the northern boundary. The land is flat and predominantly used for cropping.

                                               

Blue Lake (Queensland)

Blue Lake is a lake located on North Stradbroke Island in the Australian state of Queensland about 44 kilometres east of the state capital of Brisbane. The lake which is known as a "window lake" and is just under 10 metres 33 ft deep when full. I ...