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Everton Hills, Queensland

Located in the north-west of the Brisbane metropolitan area, the suburb extends northwest from Everton Park; this separation of suburbs is marked by a park called Boundary Park. Everton Hills southern boundary runs along the Kedron Brook, separat ...

                                               

Evora, Queensland

Evora is a former rural locality in the Barcaldine Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Evora had a population of 0 people. On 22 November 2019 the Queensland Government decided to amalgamate the localities in the Barcaldine Region, ...

                                               

Expedition Range

Expedition Range is a mountain range within the Central Highlands sandstone region of Queensland, Australia. Robinson Creek cuts a 100 metres deep gorge through sandstone clifflines. Many spectacular side gorges add to the appeal of the area, whi ...

                                               

Fairney View, Queensland

The locality takes its name from a pastoral property called Fairney Lawn operated by grazier Joseph North in 1841. It was also the name of the railway station opened in June 1884 on the now closed Brisbane Valley railway line. Queensland Railways ...

                                               

Fairyland, Queensland

Fairyland is a rural locality. The land in the northernmost part of the locality is part of Barakula State Forest, while the land in the southeastern part of the locality is part of Nudley State Forest. Nudley is a neighbourhood within Fairyland ...

                                               

Farrars Creek, Queensland

The watercourse Farrars Creek flows through the locality from the north-east Stonehenge to the south-west, where it becomes a tributary of the Diamantina River, part of the Lake Eyre drainage basin. The Diamantina Developmental Road passes throug ...

                                               

Feluga, Queensland

Feluga is in the valley of the Tully River with a high rainfall. The locality grows sugarcane. The Bruce Highway is the eastern boundary of the locality. The North Coast railway line runs parallel and immediately west of the highway but there are ...

                                               

Ferny Hills, Queensland

Ferny Hills is a suburb in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. It is north-west of Brisbane, the state capital, and is located along Samford Road at the edge of the Brisbane Forest Park. Informally it is part of the Hills District. Fer ...

                                               

Fielding, Queensland

Geographically Fielding is part of the Gulf Country. The Norman River flows through the locality from the south-east Savannah to the north Stokes/Claraville.

                                               

Finnie, Queensland

Finnie is a locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia, located 11 kilometres from the central business district. Toowoomba Karara Road forms the western boundary, and Drayton Connection Road passes through the locality from north to ...

                                               

Fishery Falls, Queensland

The Mulgrave River forms the eastern boundary of the locality; it flows into the Coral Sea in the neighbouring locality of Deeral. The land in the locality is flat about 10 metres above sea level and is predominantly freehold farming land with su ...

                                               

Flametree, Queensland

Although mountainous in most parts, Flametree has a narrow relatively flat valley which is used for the Whitsunday Airport not to be confused with the larger Whitsunday Coast Airport at Proserpine. The locality is presumably named after Flame Tre ...

                                               

Fletcher, Queensland

The Severn River forms the western boundary of the locality. The terrain is somewhat mountainous with the land in the valleys between being used for farming. The New England Highway and South Western railway line pass from north to south-west thr ...

                                               

Fleurbaix, Queensland

The north of the locality is hilly and undeveloped; it is part of the Herries Range. The south of the locality is also hilly. The area in-between is flatter and is used for farming. A number of creeks flow through this area.

                                               

Flinders Lakes, Queensland

Flinders Lakes is part of the development corridor south of Brisbane in the Greater Flagstone development area. The origin of the suburb name is based upon the views of nearby Mount Flinders. Flinders Lakes was designated as a locality within Log ...

                                               

Foreshores, Queensland

The locality is bounded to the north by the Coral Sea. It includes both a mainland component and Hummock Hill Island 9 square miles 23 km 2), which are separated by the Colosseum Inlet. There are wetlands on both sides of the inlet. The crossing ...

                                               

Forestdale, Queensland

Forestdale is bounded to the west by the Brisbane-to-Sydney railway line and by Johnson Road to the north. Oxley Creek flows through the suburb from the south-west Greenbank to the north Heathwood/Larapinta. Forestdale is named as such due to the ...

                                               

Foulden, Queensland

Foulden is a rural locality in the Mackay Region, Queensland, Australia. It is on the northern bank of the Pioneer River in Mackay. In the 2016 census, Foulden had a population of 3 people.

                                               

Four Ways, Queensland

The name Four Ways refers to the Burke Developmental Road which passes south-west to north through the locality with two junctions to the Burketown Road to the north-west and the Wills Developmental Road to the south-east. A watershed running fro ...

                                               

Fraser Island Great Walk

The Fraser Island Great Walk is a long-distance trail in Queensland, Australia. Hikers must be fully self-sufficient and carry water. The walk is rated easy to moderate on a difficulty scale being mostly at sea level and is traversed in one direc ...

                                               

Frazerview, Queensland

Frazerview is located in the Fassifern Valley farming area to the west of Cunningham Highway. Part of the south-eastern boundary of Frazerview is marked by Warrill Creek, a tributary of the Bremer River. Mount Fraser rises in the west of Frazervi ...

                                               

Freestone, Queensland

Freestone is predominantly flat farming land 500–600 metres above sea level with the northernmost part of the locality being the Mount Dumaresq Conservation Park containing Mount Dumaresq at 820 metres.

                                               

Gangalidda, Queensland

Gangalidda is a coastal locality in the Aboriginal Shire of Doomadgee, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Gangalidda had a population of 0 people.

                                               

Garfield, Queensland

Garfield is a former rural locality in the Barcaldine Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Garfield had a population of 37 people. On 22 November 2019 the Queensland Government decided to amalgamate the localities in the Barcaldine ...

                                               

Gargett, Queensland

The locality takes its name from the Gargett railway station, which in turn was named but misspelled after John Garget, a railway construction contractor. The railway from Paget reached Gargett in 1902. It was a busy station during the sugar crus ...

                                               

The Gemfields

The Gemfields is a locality in the Central Highlands Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, The Gemfields had a population of 1.449 people.

                                               

Georgina, Queensland

Georgina is in the Channel Country. All watercourses in this area are part of the Lake Eyre drainage basin, and most will dry up before their water reaches Lake Eyre. The predominant land use is grazing on native vegetation.

                                               

Girraween, Queensland

Girraween is an undeveloped locality in the Southern Downs Region, Queensland, Australia. It in the Granite Belt and on the border with New South Wales. In the 2016 census, Girraween had a population of 12 people.

                                               

Giru, Queensland

Giru is a town and coastal locality in the Shire of Burdekin, Queensland, Australia, situated on the Haughton River, 54 kilometres south-east of Townsville. In the 2016 census, Giru had a population of 354 people.

                                               

Glanmire, Queensland

Glanmire is an urban industrial locality in Gympie in the Gympie Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Glanmire had a population of 20 people.

                                               

Glen Aplin, Queensland

The New England Highway passes from north to south through the locality. The Southern railway also passes from north to south through the locality with the locality being served by the Glen Aplin railway station. Although not gazetted as a town, ...

                                               

Glen Boughton

Contrary to the Queensland Governments usual guidelines on locality boundaries, Glen Boughton is a locality entirely within another locality East Trinity. The locality is entirely freehold land with approximately half of it developed. The western ...

                                               

Glen Esk, Queensland

The locality is on the western side of Lake Wivenhoe created by the Wivenhoe Dam across the Brisbane River, although the lake and its shoreline are within the locality of Lake Wivenhoe. The terrain is mountainous in the north of the locality with ...

                                               

Glen Niven, Queensland

Glen Niven is a locality in the Southern Downs Region, Queensland, Australia. It is within the Granite Belt on the Darling Downs and adjacent to the border with New South Wales. In the 2016 census, Glen Niven had a population of 80 people.

                                               

Glencoe, Queensland

Glencoe is a rural locality in the Toowoomba Region local government area of the Darling Downs in southern Queensland, Australia. At the 2016 Australian Census Glencoe and surrounds recorded a population of 322. The area was once known as Gowrie ...

                                               

Glenlogan, Queensland

Glenlogan is a rural locality in the City of Logan, Queensland, Australia. It is part of the suburban development corridor south of Brisbane in the Greater Flagstone development area.

                                               

Glenlyon, Queensland

Lake Glenlyon is a long thin north-south lake in the middle of the locality; it was created by impounding Pike Creek with the Glenlyon Dam. It is also known as the Pike Creek Reservoir.

                                               

Glenore Grove, Queensland

The Lockyer Creek forms part of the localitys western boundary. Its tributary Laidley Creek forms part of the localitys southwestern boundary with their confluence within the locality with Lockyer Creek exiting to the north-east of the locality, ...

                                               

Glenvale, Queensland

Glenvale is a locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia. It is a suburb of Toowoomba. During the 1990s and 2000s it was a hive of new construction, with new housing estates opening almost monthly.

                                               

Glenwood, Queensland

Glenwood is a locality split between the Fraser Coast Region and the Gympie Region in Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Glenwood had a population of 1.535 people.

                                               

Golden Fleece, Queensland

The western boundary of the locality follows the ridge line of the Woowoonga Range. Golden Fleece Creek rises in the south of the locality and Boundary Creek rises in the west of the locality. From their confluence in the north-east of the locali ...

                                               

Goldsborough, Queensland

The Mulgrave River flows from the south to the north-east of the locality, forming its northern boundary. The river which is at 20–60 metres above sea level forms a north-south valley through the locality with mountainous land rising on the east ...

                                               

Goondi, Queensland

Goondi is riverside land wrapped around the southern side of an elbow-shaped bend in the Johnstone River. It is very flat land, being 0 to 10 metres above sea level, and is predominantly used for growing sugar cane and bananas. Reid Creek flows f ...

                                               

Gooroolba

Gooroolba is a rural locality in the Wide Bay–Burnett region of south east Queensland, Australia. The locality is in the North Burnett Region local government area 326 kilometres north of the state capital Brisbane.

                                               

Gootchie, Queensland

The locality name comes from a grazing property and the railway station name formerly spelt Gutchy. It is reportedly an Aboriginal word from the Kabi language, Badjala dialect, meaning sand goanna.

                                               

Goovigen

Goovigen was originally established as a supply depot for the railways and was named for the local Aboriginal word for box tree, a species of Eucalyptus. Goovigen Post Office opened on 1 July 1927 a receiving office had been open from 1925. The m ...

                                               

Gowrie Little Plain, Queensland

Gowrie Little Plain is a rural locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Gowrie Little Plain had a population of 65 people.

                                               

Gowrie Mountain, Queensland

The Warrego Highway forms the northern boundary of the locality while Dry Creek forms the southern boundary. The lower of the two peaks of Gowrie Mountain 630 metres above sea level is in the far east of the locality while the higher peak 674 met ...

                                               

Grahams Creek, Queensland

Grahams Creek is a rural locality in the Fraser Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Grahams Creek had a population of 157 people.

                                               

Grasstree Beach, Queensland

Grasstree Beach is a coastal locality in the Mackay Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Grasstree Beach had a population of 745 people. It contains two towns, Grasstree in the centre of the locality) and Zelma on the coast).