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Moombra, Queensland

The locality is located on the north-western side of Lake Wivenhoe created by the Wivenhoe Dam across the Brisbane River. Although very close to the lake, the lake and its shoreline are within the locality of Lake Wivenhoe. The Brisbane Valley Hi ...

Lake Moondarra

Lake Moondarra is an artificial lake on the Leichhardt River in Queensland, Australia, 16 km downstream from the town of Mount Isa. It provides water to the city and the adjacent Mount Isa Mines mining lease. Construction began on the Leichhardt ...

Moonie, Queensland

Moonie is a rural town in the Western Downs Region and a locality split between the Western Downs Region and the Goondiwindi Region in Queensland, Australia. At the 2016 Census, Moonie had a population of 189.

Moorina, Queensland

The locality name was originally a property name owned by J. W. Carseldine. The name is thought to be from Tasmania. Moorina State School opened on 1918 and closed on 1954.

Morans Falls

The Morans Falls, a plunge waterfall on Morans Creek, is located in the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Gondwana Rainforests in the South East region of Queensland, Australia.

Moregatta, Queensland

The south-western part of the locality is part of the Herberton Range National Park. The remainder of the locality is use for farming, predominantly dairy cattle.

Mount Archer, Queensland (Somerset Region)

Mount Archer is a mountain and locality in the Somerset Region of Queensland, Australia. The population of Mount Archer is very low, so it is included in the population statistics for the adjoining locality of Villeneuve, which recorded a populat ...

Mount Asplenium

Mount Asplenium is a mountain in the Main Range of south-east Queensland, Australia. It is protected within the Main Range National Park. The summit can be reached by hiking south from Mount Huntley, however there is no marked trail so only exper ...

Mount Baga

Mount Baga is a trachyte plug that lies between Rockhampton and Yeppoon, Australia. Standing at approximately 150 m above the surrounding plains, Mount Baga affords a panoramic view of the surrounding landscape. Mount Wheeler can be seen to the s ...

Mount Blackwood

Mount Blackwood is a mountain located within the boundaries of the Mackay Regional Council in Central Queensland, Australia and has an elevation of 639m. It is covered in dense tropical rainforest and is home to the Mount Blackwood Holly, a speci ...

Mount Bowen (Queensland)

Mount Bowen is a mountain located on Hinchinbrook Island, off the north east coast of Queensland, Australia. It rises 1.121 metres out of the Coral Sea. On this mountain in April 1997, hiker Warren MacDonald became trapped beneath a one-ton slab ...

Mount Byron, Queensland

Mount Byron is a rural locality and a mountain in the Somerset Region, Queensland, Australia. The rugged terrain of the DAguilar Range in the east is protected within the DAguilar National Park. Mount Byron reaches elevations greater than 600 m a ...

Mount Carbine, Queensland

Mount Carbine is a rural town and locality in the Shire of Mareeba, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Mount Carbine had a population of 101 people.

Mount Debateable, Queensland

Mount Debateable is a rural locality in the North Burnett Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Mount Debateable had a population of 54 people.

Mount Edwards (Queensland)

Mount Edwards is a mountain in South East Queensland, Australia. The mountain rises 634 metres above sea level and is part of the Moogerah Peaks National Park. It lies approximately 100 km south west of Brisbane approximately 17km from the town o ...

Mount Elliot, Queensland

Mount Elliot is a locality in the City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. It contains the mountain of the same name. In the 2016 census, Mount Elliot had a population of 8 people.

Mount Fox, Queensland

Mount Fox is a locality on the western side of the Great Dividing Range. The eastern side of the locality is mountainous and undeveloped; much of it is within the Girrigun National Park and the Lannercost State Forest. The dormant volcano Mount F ...

Mount French (Queensland)

Mount French is a mountain in South East Queensland, Australia. The mountain rises 579 m above sea level and is part of the Moogerah Peaks National Park. It lies approximately 100 km west of Brisbane in the locality of Mount French west of the to ...

Mount Glorious

Mount Glorious is a rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Mount Glorious had a population of 296 people.

Mount Greville

Mount Greville is a cone-shaped and deeply fissured mountain in South East Queensland, Australia. The mountain rises 720 m above sea level and is part of the Moogerah Peaks National Park. It lies approximately 100 km south west of Brisbane just o ...

Mount Isa City, Queensland

The name reflects it is the central suburb of Mount Isa, the name suggested by prospector John Campbell Miles 1883-1965 who had the first mineral lease on the silver/lead deposit at Mount Isa in February 1923.

Mount Lofty, Queensland

Mount Lofty is a locality on the edge of the suburban area of Toowoomba, Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia, located 3 kilometres north-east of the city centre.

Mount Mackay, Queensland

The mountain Mount Mackay is at the south-west of the locality and stands at 724 metres 2.375 ft above sea level. In the centre of the locality the elevation falls to 10 metres 33 ft in the valley of Carmoo Creek, and then rises towards the Tam O ...

Mount Maroon

Mount Maroon is a mountain in South East Queensland that is part of the McPherson Range. The mountain rises to 966 m above sea level about 12 km west of Rathdowney. The original indigenous name for the mountain is Wahlmoorum which means sand goan ...

Mount Mitchell (Queensland)

Mount Mitchell, is a twin-peaked volcanic mountain with an elevation above sea level of 1.168 metres, located in the Main Range, is about 100 kilometres west of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and immediately south of Cunninghams Gap.

Mount Moon

Mount Moon is a lightly timbered, dome-shaped mountain in South East Queensland, Australia. The mountain rises 786 m above sea level and is part of the Moogerah Peaks National Park. It lies approximately 100 km south west of Brisbane just outside ...

Mount Peter, Queensland

Despite its name, the locality of Mount Peter is predominantly flat farming land 30–40 metres nestled in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range in the south and western edge of the locality. The principal crop is sugarcane. There is also a qua ...

Mount Rascal, Queensland

The locality is 12 kilometres 7 mi from the Toowoomba central business district. The mountain Mount Rascal is in the west of the locality 27.594°S 152.619°E  / -27.594; 152.619  Mount Marrow Queensland) with a peak of 734 metres 2.408 ft.

Mount Rooper, Queensland

Mount Rooper is a mountainous headland with three main peaks which are from north to south Notch Hill, Mount Merkara, and Mount Rooper 221 metres. Notch Hill is 347 metres 1.138 ft high and was named in May 1881 by Captain John Fiot Lee Pearse Ma ...

Mount Stuart, Queensland

The Ross River forms the western boundary of the locality. The Ross River Dam is at the south-west of the locality which forms Lake Ross which is the south-western boundary of the locality. The terrain is mountainous rising to the peak of Mount S ...

Mount Tamborine, Queensland

Mount Tamborine Post Office opened by March 1924 a receiving office had been open from 1881, originally known as Tambourine Mountain, was renamed Mount Tamborine in 1926 and closed in 1977. The name "Tamborine" is taken from the Yugembah language ...

Mount Tarampa, Queensland

Lockyer Creek forms the southern and eastern boundary of the locality. Although the locality is predominantly flat farming land, there is a local prominence also called Mount Tarampa of 150 metres in the southern part of the locality.

Mount Walker, Queensland

Mount Walker is a mountain and locality in the Scenic Rim Region of Queensland, Australia. The western boundary of Mount Walker is marked by the Bremer River. The central eastern parts of the locality rise to elevations above 400 m around Mount W ...

Mount Whitestone, Queensland

Mount Whitestone is a locality in the Lockyer Valley Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Mount Whitestone had a population of 154 people.

Mount Zero-Taravale Sanctuary

Mount Zero-Taravale Sanctuary is a 600 km² nature reserve in north-east Queensland, Australia, 60 km north-west of Townsville. It is owned and managed by the Australian Wildlife Conservancy. It is located on the boundary of the Wet Tropics bioreg ...

Mowbray, Queensland

Most of the terrain in Mowbray is mountainous with peaks such as Mount Garioch 623 metres 2.044 ft, Mount Charlie 572 metres 1.877 ft and Harris Peak 1.068 metres 3.504 ft. Most of this mountain terrain is within a number of protected areas: Mowb ...

Mowbullan, Queensland

Mowbullan is completely within and surrounded by the locality of Bunya Mountains. IThe town of Mount Mowbullan 26.8853°S 151.5972°E  / -26.8853; 151.5972  Mount Mowbullan town) is located on the boundary of Bunya Mountains and Mowbullan.

Mulgildie

The town was named Mulgeldie in 1925, and is believed to be derived from the Aboriginal name bulgeldee referring to a deep waterhole on Three Moon Creek. The spelling was changed to Mulgildie on 15 March 1945. A postal receiving office opened in ...

Murray Upper, Queensland

The Murray River rises in Murray Upper and enters the Coral Sea at neighbouring Bilyana. Almost all of the locality is mountainous rising to peaks of about 900 metres about sea level and is within the Girramay National Park. Only a small area in ...

Murrays Bridge, Queensland

Murrays Bridge is flat land about 500 metres above sea level, entirely freehold and used for agriculture, principally grazing but also some cropping near the river. The Condamine River flows through the locality from south-east to the north-west. ...

Murrumba Downs, Queensland

Murrumba Downs is located east of Kallangur on the Bruce Highway 24.6 kilometres 15.3 mi by road north of the Brisbane central business district. It is bounded by Fresh Water Creek to the north, the North Pine River to the south and Bruce Highway ...

Nagoorin

Nagoorin is a town in Gladstone Region, Queensland, Australia. It is one of four small townships within the locality of Boyne Valley along with Ubobo, Builyan, and Many Peaks.

Nandi, Queensland

The Glenmorgan railway line passes from the north-east Dalby to the north-west Ducklo of the locality. The locality is served by Nandi railway station. The Moonie Highway also passes from the north-east to the north-west of the locality but to th ...

Narbethong, Queensland

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

Narrow Neck, Queensland

Narrow Neck is the name of an isthmus that separates the anabranch of the Nerang River from the southern end of Main Beach and the northern end of Surfers Paradise beach.

Neerdie, Queensland

Neerdie is a rural locality split between the Gympie Region and the Fraser Coast Region, both in Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Neerdie had a population of 109 people.

Neil Turner Weir

Neil Turner Weir is a small weir located on the northern side of the town of Mitchell, in Queensland, Australia. The weir holds back the waters of the Maranoa River. A campsite exists, with free toilet facilities. To the west, on the banks of the ...

Nelia, Queensland

The town is just north off the Flinders Highway, 1.680 kilometres 1.040 mi north west of the state capital, Brisbane. The Inlander rail service from Townsville to Mount Isa on the Great Northern railway passes through Nelia, which is served by Ne ...

New Beith, Queensland

Large parts of New Beith are undeveloped, particularly around Round Mountain. A majority of the localitys eastern boundary aligns with the Sydney–Brisbane rail corridor. Residential housing has been established in the north east corner of New Bei ...

Ngatjan

Ngatjan is a locality split between the Cassowary Coast Region and the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Ngatjan had no population. The term is derived from the ethnonym of the local Ngatjan people.