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Waterford West, Queensland

Waterford West is a residential suburb of Logan City, Queensland, Australia. The eastern boundary and part of the southern boundary follow the course of the Logan River. At the 2016 census the suburb recorded a population of 6.431. The suburb is ...

Waterford, Queensland

Waterford railway station 27.7047°S 153.1481°E  / -27.7047; 153.1481  Waterford railway station) was on the disused Beaudesert railway line from Bethania to Beaudesert. The line opened on 21 September 1885. In the 2011 census Waterford had a po ...

Waugh Pocket

Waugh Pocket is bounded to the north-east by the Bruce Highway. It consists of a mixture of lower-lying land about 20 metres about sea level which is used for agriculture a mixture of cattle grazing and banana farming and hilly undeveloped land r ...

Welsby, Queensland

Welsby is the central part of Bribie Island. The Pumicestone Passage is its western coastal border and the Pacific Ocean is its eastern coastal border. Most of Welsby is within the Bribie Island National Park.

Weranga, Queensland

The Glenmorgan railway line traverses the locality from the south-east Kumbarilla to the south-west Goranba. The locality is served by Weranga railway station.

Western Creek, Queensland

The creek of the same name rises in the east of the locality and flows west through the locality into neighbouring locality of Weir River where it becomes a tributary of the river of the same name. Most of Western Creek is within the Western Cree ...

Westvale, Queensland

The locality is bounded on the west by Lake Somerset, the impoundment created on the Stanley River by the Somerset Dam. The creeks in the locality all contribute to the Stanley River. The terrain is quite mountainous, rising from 100 metres 330 f ...

Wheatvale, Queensland

The Cunningham Highway passes from east to west through the locality. The South Western railway line also passes from east to west through the locality but to the north of the highway; the town is served by the Wheatvale railway station. The Cond ...

White Patch, Queensland

White Patch is on the western side of Bribie Island, adjacent to the Pumicestone Passage which forms its western boundary. Wright Creek passes through the southern part of the locality into Pumicestone Passage. The western coastal side of the loc ...

White Rock, Queensland (Ipswich)

White Rock is a locality in the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. The majority of land in White Rock remains covered in natural vegetation. In the far north west, the Centenary Motorway links Springfield with the Cunningham Highway to the w ...

Whiteside, Queensland

In the 2011 census, Whiteside recorded a population of 703 people, 50.4% female and 49.6% male. The median age of the Whiteside population was 47 years, 10 years above the national median of 37. 79.3% of people living in Whiteside were born in Au ...

Widgeegoara, Queensland

Noorama Creek and Widgeegoara Creek flow through the locality from the north-west Cunnamulla to the south Noorama. These creeks are distributaries of the Warrego River. The predominant land use is grazing of cattle and sheep.

Wills, Queensland

Wills 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. The locality of Boulia i ...

Wilsons Pocket

The locality was named after Albert Henry Shepherd Wilson, 1845 to 1886, one of the earliest landholders in the area. Wilson was born in Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England, and he immigrated to New South Wales on the "Bolton" in 1853. He married M ...

Wilsonton Heights, Queensland

Wilsonton Heights is a residential locality of Toowoomba in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Wilsonton Heights had a population of 2.669 people.

Wilsonton, Queensland

The suburb, officially named in 1981, is believed to honour James T. Wilson, an 1870s businessman and supporter of the Toowoomba Agricultural Society. The suburb was amended in 2006 after the gazettal of Wilsonton Heights as a separate suburb.

Winwill, Queensland

The eastern boundary of Winwill follows Tenthill Creek and Ma Creek marks a small section of the western boundary. The Gatton Clifton Road State Route 80 passes through from north-east to south. The north and west of the locality is mostly rural ...

Wivenhoe Hill, Queensland

The locality is beside Lake Wivenhoe, the impoundment created by the Wivenhoe Dam over the Brisbane River. As the name suggests, the locality is hilly with three named peaks: Wivenhoe Hill 188 metres 617 ft, Pine Hill 216 metres 709 ft and Wash P ...

Wolf Rock (Queensland)

Wolf Rock is a set of four volcanic pinnacles two kilometres north-northeast of Double Island Point in Cooloola, Gympie Region, Queensland, Australia. The location is a popular scuba diving spot. It is said the rock was named for one of Captain C ...

Wondai

Wondai is a rural town and locality in the South Burnett Region of Queensland, Australia. The town is located to the south of the Bunya Highway, 241 kilometres north west of the state capital, Brisbane.

Wondecla, Queensland

The Kennedy Highway roughly forms the south-east boundary of the locality. Longlands Gap Road passes through the locality from north-west coming from Herberton to the south-east, joining the Kennedy Highway at the south-east boundary. The western ...

Wongabel

The locality name comes from the railway station name, assigned on 20 October 1910 and is an Aboriginal word meaning wood pigeon. Herberton Range Provisional School opened in 1909 and closed in 1910. It was a tent school to provide schooling for ...

Woocoo, Queensland

Woocoo consists of three valleys separated by hills. In the south-west the valley is formed by Munna Creek which is the western boundary of the locality which is accessible via the Glenbar Road coming from Glenbar to the south. The other two vall ...

Woodridge, Queensland

In 1888, a town known as Booran was surveyed following the construction of the South Coast railway line. The name Woodridge is derived from an informal name given to a property owned by Octavius Stubbs. When the Railway Department opened a platfo ...

Woody Island (Queensland)

Woody Island is about 25 km northeast of Port Douglas in Trinity Bay, Far North Queensland, Australia. With the neighbouring Low Island, it comprises the Low Isles. Woody Island is an uninhabited coral/mangrove island, but the main attraction is ...

Woolooga

Woolooga is a town and locality in the Wide Bay region of Queensland, Australia. The town is located in the Gympie Region local government area, 221 kilometres north of the state capital, Brisbane.

Woondum

Woondum lies to the south-west of Gympie. The western part of locality is relatively undeveloped land and is mountainous rising to 150 metres about sea level; most of this land is part of the Woondum State Forest. The eastern part of the locality ...

Woongarra, Queensland

The name Woongarra is an Aboriginal word meaning the brigalow tree. Woongarra State School was originally located on Wallaces Road and Lovers Walk Road when it opened on 13 August 1879. It moved to its present location on Elliott Heads Road in 19 ...

Woorim, Queensland

Woorim is on the eastern, or ocean, side of Bribie Island, adjacent to the Pacific Ocean. Woorim has a beach, a small shopping centre, and parklands adjoining the beach. Woorim is the location of the Bribie Island Research Centre, an aquaculture ...

Wooroonooran, Queensland

Wooroonooran is a locality split among the Cairns Region, the Cassowary Coast Region, and the Tablelands Region in Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Wooroonooran had no population.

Woowoonga, Queensland

Degilbo Creek forms the south-western boundary of the locality. The Woowoonga Range passes through the western and southern parts of the locality with two named peaks: Mount Woowoonga at an elevation of 626 metres 2.054 ft and Mount Googaneman at ...

Wrattens Forest, Queensland

The terrain is mountainous and is part of the Coastal Range with Mount Mia at 26.2494°S 152.2706°E  / -26.2494; 152.2706  Mount Mia at a height of 614 metres 2.014 ft. The entire locality is a protected area. Most of it is within the Wrattens N ...

Wrights Creek, Queensland

Wrights Creek is a locality in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Wrights Creek had a population of 156 people. The origin of the suburb name is from the Wright brothers who brought cattle to Wrights Creek in the year 1878.

Wycombe, Queensland

The locality name derives from a pastoral run name, named by pastoralist John Beckett after his birthplace in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England. Whycombe Provisional School and Waroo Provisional School both opened in 1902 as a half-time prov ...

Wyreema, Queensland

Toowoomba Karara Road passes through the locality and town from north to south, and Umbiram Road / Newman Road which links Southbrook on the Gore Highway to the New England Highway runs from west to east.

Yagoonya, Queensland

Yangoonya is on the west coast of the Cape York Peninsula facing the Gulf of Carpentaria. The Burke Developmental Road passes through the locality from north to south.

Yarrabilba, Queensland

As of June 2018, Yarrabilba consists of seven 7 neighbourhoods villages; The Avenues, Oak Leaf, The Retreat, Sandstone Ridge, Sunrise Crossing, Vista, and Wickham Rise under construction. The Darlington Parklands are located between the Oak Leaf ...

Yelarbon

Yelarbon is in south-central Queensland on the Dumaresq River, near the New South Wales border. It sits on the Cunningham Highway midway between Goondiwindi and Inglewood.

Yowah

Yowah is an outback town and locality in the Shire of Paroo, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Yowah had a population of 141 people. The town is known for its opal mining and numerous opal fields that lie around the town as well as the " ...

Zilzie

Contiguous with Emu Park, the town is located on the Capricorn Coast, 685 kilometres 426 mi north west of the state capital, Brisbane 32 kilometres 20 mi east of the city of Rockhampton and approx 23.3 kilometres 14.5 mi south of Yeppoon.

Adelaide Plains

The Adelaide Plains is a plain in South Australia lying between the coast on the west and the Mount Lofty Ranges on the east. The southernmost tip of the plain is in the southern seaside suburbs of Adelaide around Brighton at the foot of the OHal ...

Alawoona

Alawoona is a town in the Murray Mallee region of South Australia. At the 2006 census, Alawoona had a population of 250. It lies on the Karoonda Highway and Loxton railway line where they both change direction from easterly to continue northwards ...

Allendale East

Allendale East is a town and locality in the Australian state of South Australia located in the states south-east about 391 kilometres south-east of the state capital of Adelaide and about 20 kilometres south of the municipal seat of Mount Gambie ...

Allendale North, South Australia

Allendale North was surveyed in 1859. The post office was opened in 1861. The wheatsheaf pub was built in 1855. The fertile land made perfect for farming. A steam flour mill was built in the 1855. A school was erected in 1881. Allens creek runs t ...

Alma, South Australia

Alma is a small town in South Australia halfway between the Wakefield River, to the north, and River Light to the south. Alma, Alma South and Alma Plains were named for the cadastral Hundred of Alma in which they lie, which was in turn named afte ...

American Beach, South Australia

American Beach is a locality in South Australia on the north coast of Dudley Peninsula on Kangaroo Island overlooking Nepean Bay, about 115 kilometres south-west of Adelaide. The name is derived from the nearby beach of the same name. The localit ...

Annadale, South Australia

Annadale is a locality in South Australia. It is located on the plains east of the Mount Lofty Ranges astride the Sturt Highway 110 kilometres from Adelaide, between Truro and Blanchetown, South Australia. Halfway House Road is a heavy vehicle de ...

Antechamber Bay, South Australia

Antechamber Bay is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located on the north coast of Dudley Peninsula on Kangaroo Island overlooking Backstairs Passage about 108 kilometres south of the state capital of Adelaide and about 15 kil ...

Ashbourne, South Australia

Ashbourne is a small town in South Australia situated roughly halfway between Meadows and Goolwa, approximately 14 kilometres from the town of Strathalbyn. At the 2016 census, Ashbourne had a population of 281.

Ashville, South Australia

Ashville is a locality in South Australia along the Princes Highway between Tailem Bend and Meningie. The locality is named after George Ash, who was a member of the South Australian Legislative Assembly in the 1890s and a business partner of Cha ...