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Julago, Queensland

Julago is a rural locality in the City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Julago had a population of 113 people. It will be the site of Townsvilles largest masterplanned real estate development in the years ahead.

Kairabah, Queensland

On 28 November 2014, a portion of Yarrabilba was excised to create a new locality, Kairabah. The name Kairabah was proposed by Lend Lease Group the property developers from a suggestion by the Yugambeh Museum. It means "Place of White Cockatoo" a ...

Kajabbi

The town is on the Leichhardt River in the remote north-west of Queensland, 1.805 kilometres 1.122 mi north west of the state capital Brisbane. The town is small, described by a travel writer as "no more than a pub and a couple of houses". The Ka ...

Karron, Queensland

Karron is in the Gulf Country in Far North Queensland. A number of creeks including Walker Creek, Fish Hole Creek, Wills Creek, and Rocky Creek, flow from west to east through the locality. These creeks all become tributaries of the Norman River ...

Kent Island (Queensland)

Kent Island is an island in the Australian state of Queensland located about 80 km North of Dunk Island and east of the Cowley Beach Training area and north of the South Barnard Islands. North west of Kent Island is Jessie Island, Hutchinson Isla ...

Kents Lagoon, Queensland

In the south east of the locality elevations rise to 140 m at Obum Hill. Warrill Creek marks the western boundary of Kents Lagoon. To the east of Warril Creek lies Kents Lagoon.

Kentville, Queensland

Kentville is flat freehold farming land, used for crops and grazing, approximately 70 metres above sea level. Lockyer Creek forms its south-west boundary. In the east of the locality is the One Mile Lagoon. The Forest Hill Fernvale Road passes th ...

Kianawah Park

Kianawah Park is a park located on Joe Lambert Drive Tingalpa in Queensland, Australia. The park is the oldest one in Tingalpa. The major lease holder is W.C.A.Q with Senior and Junior cricket competitions conducted in Summer and Winter on Saturd ...

Kilcummin, Queensland

The Gregory Developmental Road passes through the locality from the south to the south-west. The Blair Athol branch line of the Central Western Railway passes through the locality from east to south-west.

Killaloe, Queensland

The south-eastern boundary of the locality are Packers Creek and the Dickson Inlet whick lead to the Coral Sea, which forms the northern boundary of the locality. The Cassowary Range forms the south-western boundary of the locality. Numerous smal ...

Kinchant Dam, Queensland

The water storage facility named Kinchant Dam is wholly within the locality, as is the Mount Kinchant Conservation Park. The locality is 36 kilometres 22 mi south-west of Mackay via the Bruce Highway, Peak Downs Highway, North Eton Road, Marian – ...

Kindon, Queensland

The Gore Highway passes through from north-east Bulli Creek to south-west Wyaga. The southern part of the locality is within the Whetstone State Forest, but otherwise the predominant land use is farming.

King Scrub, Queensland

King Scrub has some areas of rich farmlands which are now being developed as estates. Currently the most dominant estates are Avalon Downs and Park Lands estate. Both developed in early 2000. King Scrub has a road which often floods called Finger ...

Kingsthorpe, Queensland

Kingsthorpe is a rural town and locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Kingsthorpe had a population of 1.867 people.

Kioma, Queensland

Kioma is a locality in the Goondiwindi Region, Queensland, Australia. The Meandarra – Talwood Road forms part of the western boundary.

Kleinton, Queensland

Kleinton is on the Darling Downs. The area contains three bands of separate land use types. In the south rural residential blocks have been established as an extension of the. The central area remain vegetated and undeveloped. The northern bounda ...

Kobble Creek

Kobble Creek is situated along Mount Samson Road to the south of Dayboro, approximately 45 kilometres 28 mi northwest of the Brisbane central business district.

Koumala, Queensland

Koumala is a town and coastal locality in the Mackay Region, north Queensland, Australia. Yukan is a neighbourhood in the north of the locality where the Yukan railway station is located).

Kulangoor, Queensland

Kulangoor is a locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. It was known as the home of The Big Cow for many years. At the 2016 census, Kulangoor had a population of 480 people.

Kumbia, Queensland

Kumbia is a small town and locality in the South Burnett Region, Queensland, Australia. The town is located on the Bunya Highway, 231 kilometres north west of the state capital, Brisbane.

Kureelpa, Queensland

The name Kureelpa is reportedly derived from an Aboriginal name, Kuril-ba, meaning a place of rats and mice. Kureelpa Provisional School opened on 24 February 1914, becoming Kureelpa State School on 1 June 1916. The school closed on 1 December 19 ...

Kynuna

Kynuna is on the banks of the Diamantina River. The town is located on the Landsborough Highway, 1.521 kilometres 945 mi north west of the state capital, Brisbane and 303 kilometres 188 mi south east of the regional centre of Mount Isa. Kynuna li ...

Laceys Creek, Queensland

The locality takes its name from the creek. The creek in turn was originally called Bullon Creek, but later changed to Leacys Creek, referring to John Leacy, the selector of Portion 117A, Parish of Samsonvale, on 17 April 1879. The current name i ...

Laguna Quays, Queensland

In 1992, the Laguna Quays resort opened as a luxury resort. It had cost $250 million. A 70-berth marina opened in 1993. However, in 1995, the resort went bankrupt owing around $200 million. The locality of Laguna Quays was named and bounded in Se ...

Laidley Creek West, Queensland

Laidley Creek West is a locality in the Lockyer Valley Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Laidley Creek West had a population of 145 people.

Laidley Heights, Queensland

Laidley Heights is a rural/residential locality on the outskirts of the town of Laidley in the Lockyer Valley Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Laidley Heights had a population of 1.263 people.

Laidley North, Queensland

Laidley North is a rural locality in the Lockyer Valley Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Laidley North had a population of 408 people.

Laidley South, Queensland

Laidley South is a rural locality in the Lockyer Valley Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Laidley South had a population of 271 people.

Lake Barrine, Queensland

The locality is on the Atherton Tableland. It takes its name from the lake of the same name in the west of the locality, which in turn comes from the Aboriginal word barrang ", meaning big water. The lake and surrounding area is part of the Crate ...

Lake Clarendon, Queensland

Clarendon Provisional School opened on circa 1882. In 1903 it was renamed Springdale Provisional School. It became Springdale State School on 1 January 1909, but closed later in 1909. Its precise location is not known but it was in the vicinity o ...

Lake Machattie Area

The Lake Machattie Area is a 909 km 2 tract of land comprising Lakes Machattie, Mipia and Koolivoo, with the surrounding Georgina River and Eyre Creek floodplains, in the arid Channel Country of western Queensland, Australia. The area is importan ...

Lake McKenzie

Lake McKenzie is a perched lake on Fraser Island in Queensland, Australia. The lake is located in the Great Sandy National Park. The lake is located 6.2 km southeast of Kingfisher Resort. It is 1.200 metres long and up to 930 metres wide. It is a ...

Lake Monduran, Queensland

The locality contains the lake of the same name, created by the Fred Haigh Dam, and the immediately surrounding foreshores of the lake and the dam and associated infrastructure.

Lake Wabby

Lake Wabby is a small freshwater, green colored lake. It is located in the Great Sandy National Park on the eastern side of Fraser Island off the coast of Queensland, Australia. The lake is directly adjacent to the Hammerstone Sandblow, which is ...

Lake Yamma Yamma

Lake Yamma is an ephemeral lake on the Cooper Creek system in the arid Channel Country of south-western Queensland, Australia. The lake, which is sometimes called Lake Mackillop, is the largest inland ephemeral lake in Queensland.

Lakes Creek, Queensland

Lakes Creek is predominantly in Rockhampton Region with 11.4 km 2 compared to Shire of Livingstone with 0.5 km 2. The suburb is bordered to the south-west by the Fitzroy River. The developed land in the suburb is predominantly near the river appr ...

Lakes Muncoonie, Mumbleberry and Torquinie Important Bird Area

The Lakes Muncoonie, Mumbleberry and Torquinie Important Bird Area is a 2013 km 2 tract of land in the Channel Country of western Queensland, Australia.

Lamb Range

The locality takes its name from the mountain range Lamb Range. The locality that lies to the west of most of the southern suburbs of Cairns. It is undeveloped mountainous land rising from the coastal plains elevation of less than 50 metres above ...

Lamington, Queensland

Lamington is a rural locality in the Scenic Rim Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Lamington and surrounding localities had a population of 86 people.

Laravale, Queensland

Part of the southern border is marked by the Widgee Creek, the Logan River and the Mount Lindesay Highway. In the east the northern extent of the Jinbroken Range elevates the terrain to heights greater than 350 metres 1.150 ft above sea level. Ag ...

Lawnton, Queensland

The origin of the suburb name is from an early property owner, the blacksmith Stephen Lawn. The property was acquired by Queensland Rail and was named Lawnton. St. Thomas’ Anglican church was dedicated circa 1889. It closed circa 1985.

Leichhardt Range

The Leichhardt Range, part of the Great Dividing Range, is a mountain range located in North Queensland, Australia. The range runs parallel with the coast about 170 kilometres 106 mi west of Mackay and has an average elevation of 355 metres 1.165 ...

Lemontree, Queensland

The name Lemontree comes from a pastoral run in the district, whose name in turn came from the Lemon Tree Lagoon, a place where lemons grew. Lemontree was part of the original vast Yandilla station established by the Gore brothers, St. George Ric ...

Leslie Dam, Queensland

The locality is on the Darling Downs, an area of extensive agriculture. The north-west of the locality features a mountain range with unnamed peaks rising to 670 metres 2.200 ft. In the north-east of the locality is Mount Steele at 568 metres 1.8 ...

Leslie, Queensland

The Condamine River forms the northern boundary of the locality and the Cunningham Highway forms most of the southern boundary. The South Western railway line passes through the locality from the south to the west.

Linthorpe, Queensland

Linthorpe is on the Darling Downs. Mount Haystack, Majuba Hill and Dummies Mountain are all located in Linthorpe. The Gore Highway marks the southern boundary of Linthorpe.

Little Liverpool Range

The Little Liverpool Range is a mountain range of the Scenic Rim and Lockyer Creek valley, part of the Great Dividing Range, which is located in the South East region of Queensland, Australia.

Little Mulgrave, Queensland

The western part of the locality is the valley of the Little Mulgrave River and the eastery part of the locality is the valley of the Mulgrave River. The Gillies Range Road runs through the locality connecting Gordonvale and the lower localities ...

Lockyer Waters, Queensland

Lockyer Waters is a rural locality in the Lockyer Valley Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Lockyer Waters had a population of 561 people.

Logan Central

Once forming part of Woodridge, Logan Central is the official central business district of Logan City and is a major activity centre, with many shops and local businesses operating in the area, mostly along the Wembley Road corridor. Major retail ...