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Agnes Water/1770, 4677, Queensland, Australia

Agnes Water and The Town of 1770 are on a peninsula surrounded on three sides by the Coral Sea and Bustard Bay mid-way up the Queensland coast, 50km off the Bruce Highway between Bundaberg and Gladstone. Agnes Water township and beach is eight kilometres south or the Town of 1770. Town of 1770 is the… Read More

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Allora, 4362, Queensland, Australia

Allora Queensland Allora is a small township between Warwick and Toowoomba on the New England Highway.  It is 25 km north of Warwick and 158 km south-west of Brisbane via the Cunningham Highway. Allora Local Knowledge These descriptions are written by BCL readers. Allora is a pretty township nestled part way between Toowoomba and Warwick… Read More

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Ayr and Home Hill Queensland, Australia

Ayr is on the north side of the Burdekin River and Home Hill is on the south side. Ayr is approximately 88km south of Townsville; Home Hill is 1270 km north of Brisbane. The Burdekin River is very wide, prone to dramatic flooding. To ensure that Ayr and Home Hill are not cut off during… Read More

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Ballandean, 4382, Queensland, Australia

Ballandean is just south of Stanthorpe on The Granite Belt, south of the Darling Downs and north of the New England Tablelands in New South Wales. The region is known for its wine and wineries, and the annual Opera in the Vineyard charity event held during the May Day long weekend each year. Postcode: 4382… Read More

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Bargara, 4670, Queensland, Australia

Bargara Bargara is 15 minutes east of Bundaberg and is the largest beachside township on the Coral Coast, with some breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. Bargara suffered considerable damage from ex-tropical cyclone Oswald in January 2013. Bargara Accommodation  Bargara Hotels Motels Bargara School & Community Links Postcode: 4670 Burnett Shire Council: includes Bargara, Burnett… Read More

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Biloela, 4715, Queensland, Australia

Biloela, a thriving rural town on the junction of the Burnett and Dawson Highways is the administrative centre for the Banana Shire. Biloela is in the Callide Valley, in central Queensland, 95km south west of Gladstone. Local agriculture includes grazing, cotton, sorghum and wheat. Coal is mined at the nearby Callide and Boundary Hill mines… Read More

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Bowen, 4805, Queensland, Australia

Bowen is in the northern region of the Whitsundays, on the east coast of Queensland midway between Mackay and Townsville.  It boasts incredible tropical beaches that overlook the Great Barrier Reef. Bowen is famous for its mangos. The Big Mango is home of the Bowen Tourist Information Centre, 4km south of Bowen on the Bruce… Read More

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Boyne Island/Tannum Sands, 4680, Queensland, Australia

Tannum Sands and Boyne Island are twin coastal towns on Central Queensland’s East Coast approx 25 km south of Gladstone. Local industry includes Australia’s largest aluminium smelter, Boyne Smelters Ltd. On the Queens Birthday long weekend each year, Boyne Island hosts the Boyne Tannum Hookup Fishing Event. Local Council: Calliope Shire Council Local Schools: Boyne… Read More

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Bundaberg Queensland Australia

Bundaberg Queensland Bundaberg, a picturesque coastal town famous for its sugar production and Bundaberg rum, is approximately 385 km north (4 hours drive) of Brisbane. Bundaberg is on the Burnett River. The Bundaberg Region includes Bundaberg, Bargara, Childers, Fraser Island, Fraser Coast, Hervey Bay, Maryborough, Rainbow Beach and South Burnett. Hervey Bay and Fraser Island are… Read More

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Charters Towers, 4820, Queensland, Australia

Charters Towers is 132km south-west of Townsville, North Queensland, on the Flinders Highway. It is a former gold-rush town. Charters Towers is a centre for the beef industry and has boarding schools and a school of distance education which cater for remote rural families. Postcode: 4820 Local Council: Charters Towers City Council Local Schools: Charters… Read More

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Childers, 4660, Queensland, Australia

Childers is a small sugar town 52km southwest of Bundaberg and 310km from Brisbane at the junction of the Bruce and Isis Highway. Childers is popular with backpackers being just inland from Hervey Bay and Fraser Island. Fruit and vegetable farms provide employment to locals and backpackers. The postcode of Childers is 4660 Isis Shire… Read More

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Chinchilla, 4413, Queensland, Australia

Chinchilla, on the Darling Downs, is approximately 300 km north-west of Brisbane. Coal and gas projects as well as agriculture support the community. Chinchilla is famous for its Melon Festival held every two years. The Warrego Highway (from Ipswich, Toowoomba and Dalby) goes through Chinchilla to Charleville. Postcode: 4413 Local Council: Chinchilla Town Council Chinchilla… Read More

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Cunnamulla, 4490, Queensland, Australia

Cunnamulla is on the Warrego River, at the crossroads of the Matilda Highway and the Adventure Way. Cunnamulla is approximately 200 kilometres south of Charleville, and 750 kilometres west of Brisbane. The main industries within the region are beef, fat lamb and wool production, apiary, grapes, wildlife harvesting, opal mining and tourism. Cunnamulla is serviced… Read More

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Dalby, 4405, Queensland, Australia

Dalby, on the Darling Downs, is 83 KM north-west of Toowoomba, 210km north-west of Brisbane. It is the centre of rich grain and cotton growing on vast, flat black-soil plains. Dalby is also famous for its cattleyards. Three highways, The Warrego (from Ipswich and Toowoomba through Dalby to Chinchilla and Charleville), Moonie (to St George)… Read More

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Darling Downs, Queensland, Australia

The Darling Downs is a vast, fertile plateau on the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range. Road access from Brisbane is along the main highway to Picnic Point at Toowoomba or further west via the Cunningham Highway and through Cunningham’s Gap. Towns on the Darling Downs include Dalby, Pittsworth, Roma, Stanthorpe, and Warwick and… Read More

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Emerald, 4720, Queensland, Australia

Emerald is in the heart of the Central Highlands, 271km west of Rockhampton along the Capricorn Highway. The Gregory Highway also runs through Emerald – south to Biloela and north to Clermont. Nearby Lake Maraboon and the Fairbairn Dam is a popular for camping, for barbecues, swimming, skiing and boating. Lake Maraboon, is 3 times… Read More

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Fraser Island, 4581, Queensland, Australia

Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world, just off the coast from Hervey Bay and Bundaberg. Fraser Island Accommodation Fraser Island hotels and resorts Hervey Bay accommodation, resorts, hotels Tours to Fraser Island  … Read More

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Gladstone Queensland Australia

Gladstone Queensland Gladstone, Queensland’s largest port, is located 550 kilometres north of Brisbane and 100 kilometres south-east of Rockhampton.  Gladstone is placed between the Calliope River to the north and the Boyne River to the south. Both rivers lead into the deep water harbour for which Gladstone owes much of its industrial development. The harbour… Read More

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Gold Coast Hinterland, Queensland, Australia

The Gold Coast Hinterland offers a good contrast to the beaches of Surfers Paradise with mountains and rainforests including Tamborine Mountain, Lamington National Park and Springbrook National Park. The hinterland region is popular for day trips and short retreats from Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Gold Coast Hinterland Accommodation There are lots of cabins, bed… Read More

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Goondiwindi Queensland Australia

Goondiwindi (pronounced “gun”diwindi) is beside the MacIntyre River on the Queensland/New South Wales border, at the junction of the Newell, Cunningham, Leichhardt, Barwon, Bruxner and Gore Highways. Goondiwindi is 350km west of Brisbane and approx 800 km north east of Sydney. Goondiwindi facts The postcode of Goondiwindi is 4390 Latitude: 28 32′ S (Decimal Degrees… Read More

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Great Keppel Island, 4700, Queensland, Australia

Great Keppel Island lies 15km off the coast of Yeppoon, near Rockhampton. It is the largest island of the Keppel Group. The local Council is the Livingstone Shire Council Great Keppel Island Accommodation… Read More

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Gympie, 4570, Queensland, Australia

Gympie is on the banks of the Mary River, between the Sunshine Coast and Maryborough. Gympie is approximately 162km north of Brisbane. The Gympie Music Muster is held every August. Local Council: Cooloola Shire Council Local Schools: Gympie East State School, Gympie South State School, Gympie West State School, Gympie Central State School, Gympie State… Read More

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Hervey Bay, 4655, Queensland, Australia

Hervey Bay is often referred to as the whale watching capital of the world, with its impressive annual whale watching season from August to November. The Hervey Bay Whale Festival  is held in August. Hervey Bay is 300km north of Brisbane (3 1/2 hours drive, 34 minutes flight) just north of Maryborough. Hervey Bay is… Read More

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Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island

Horseshoe Bay is on the northern side of Magnetic Island, off the coast of Townsville, and is surrounded by the Great Barrier Reef. Horseshoe Bay Accommodation… Read More

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Kingaroy, Queensland, Australia

Kingaroy is a middle-sized country town 225km northwest of Brisbane on the D’Aguilar Highway. The town with its peanut processing plant, peanut silos and surrounding peanut farms is known as the “Peanut Capital of Australia”. Kingaroy is also (in)famous for being the home town of former Premier of Queensland, Sir Joh Bjelke-Peterson. Things to do… Read More

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Longreach, 4730, Queensland, Australia

Longreach is right in the centre of Queensland, on the Tropic of Capricorn, 700km west of Rockhampton and 1200km north-west of Brisbane.

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Mackay Queensland Australia

Mackay is at the mouth of the Pioneer River, on the Queensland coastline halfway between Brisbane and Cairns.  It is 400 kilometres north of Rockhampton and the Tropic of Capricorn, and approx 950 kilometres north of Brisbane. The Mackay region produces one-third of Australia’s cane sugar. The Mackay Region includes Mackay, Airlie Beach, Bowen and… Read More

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Maryborough, 4650, Queensland, Australia

Maryborough is on the banks of the Mary River, and on the Bruce Highway, approximately 250km north of Brisbane.  Hervey Bay is nearby. Maryborough City Council Maryborough Central State School, Maryborough Special School, Albert State School, Mary West State School, St Helen’s State School Note: This is Maryborough in Queensland, not Maryborough in Victoria Maryborough… Read More

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Moranbah – Queensland Mining Town

Moranbah is a Queensland coal mining town, established in 1969, on the Peak Downs Highway, 150 km south-west of Mackay on the way to Clermont. As well as its permanent population, Moranbah also has a large population of FIFO (fly-in-fly-out) miners. Moranbah Airport is just south of Moranbah along Goonyella Road. House prices and rents… Read More

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Mt Isa, Queensland, Australia

Mt Isa Mount Isa, in Outback Queensland, is a large mining community with one of the world’s largest silver-lead mines. It is the administrative, commercial and industrial centre for Queensland’s vast north-western region. Mt Isa is on the Leichhardt River. See Wikipedia for more. Mount Isa Hotels and Motels Mount Isa North Queensland Hotels Mt… Read More

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Picnic Bay, Magnetic Island

Horseshoe Bay is on the southern end of Magnetic Island, off the coast of Townsville, and is surrounded by the Great Barrier Reef. Horseshoe Bay Accommodation… Read More

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Pittsworth, 4356, Queensland, Australia

Pittsworth is on the Darling Downs, approx 40 km south-west of Toowoomba and 170 km south-west of Brisbane, at the junction of the Warrego and Carnarvon Highways. Local Council: Toowoomba Regional Council Pittsworth Show Society Pittsworth State School & Pittsworth State High School Pittsworth FM 87.6 Pittsworth’s Own Local FM Radio Station Pittsworth Accommodation… Read More

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Rainbow Beach, 4581, Queensland, Australia

Rainbow Beach is a small coastal town approximately 239km north from Brisbane and 108 kilometres north of Noosa. Rainbow Beach it has a magnificent beachfront popular amongst surfers.  and offers fishing, boating, surfing, prawning and crabbing. Rainbow Beach is a major entry point to the 41,000 hectare Cooloola National Park. A short drive north from… Read More

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Rockhampton Queensland Australia

Rockhampton, the “Beef capital of Queensland”, is on the Tropic of Capricorn. It is 40 kilometres inland from the Pacific Ocean and on Queensland’s largest river, the Fitzroy. Rockhampton is approximately 640km north of Brisbane. Rockhampton attractions include cruises along the Fitzroy River, Botanical Gardens and Australia’s longest National Trust-classified street. Rockhampton facts The postcode… Read More

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Roma, 4455, Queensland, Australia

Roma is in the western part of the Darling Downs, approximately 515km from Brisbane, at the junction of the Warrego and Carnarvon Highways. Local Council: Roma Council Roma State College Roma Accommodation… Read More

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Stanthorpe & The Granite Belt, Queensland, Australia

Stanthorpe is approximately 220km south west of Brisbane is the centre of The Granite Belt, south of the Darling Downs and north of the New England Tablelands in New South Wales. Because of the elevation and distance from the sea, the Granite Belt is the coolest part of Queensland, with four distinct seasons and occasional… Read More

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Tin Can Bay, 4580, Queensland, Australia

Tin Can Bay is a fishing and boating town on the Cooloola Coast just off the southern tip of Fraser Island. The old town is built on a peninsula that protrudes into Tin Can Inlet providing safe beaches for families and calm waters for recreational boating. Tin Can Bay is 2 1/2 hours drive north of… Read More

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Toowoomba, Darling Downs, Queensland Australia

Toowoomba, known as Queensland’s Garden City, sits at the top of the Great Dividing Range and is the entrance to the farming region of the Darling Downs. The annual Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers, Australia’s longest running floral event, has been running since 1950. Thousands of gardeners play their part in transforming the city for the… Read More

Brisbane, Queensland

Warwick, 4370, Queensland, Australia

Warwick is approximately 158km south-west of Brisbane – 2 1/2 hrs WSW of Brisbane and the Gold Coast – and is home to Morgan Park Raceway.

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Whitsunday Experiences & Adventure

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Yeppoon, 4703, Queensland, Australia

Yeppoon, 42km north of Rockhampton, Yeppoon is a major tourist attraction along the Capricorn Coast. Long stretches of beachfront and close proximity to Great Keppel Island make this a popular holiday destination. Yeppoon Accommodation Yeppoon Queensland hotels, resorts and motels Yeppoon School & Community Links Postcode: 4703 Local Council: Livingstone Shire Council Local Schools: Yeppoon… Read More

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Farmstays in Regional Queensland

Experience Queensland country living on a farmstay. Check details and book online… Read More

Brisbane Accommodation, Queensland

Agnes Water/1770 Accommodation

Accommodation from luxury apartments to cottages to backpacker hostels in Agnes Water and the Town of 1770

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Townsville Bed and Breakfasts

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Warwick Queensland Accommodation

Accommodation listings for Warwick in Queensland.

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Queensland Cabins, Cottages & Rural Retreats – Australia

Escape the city to these cabins and cottages in regional Queensland. Check prices and availability. Convenient online booking with instant confirmation. Queensland Cabins, Cottages & Rural Retreats… Read More

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Hervey Bay Cruises and Whale Watching

Annual whale watching season is from August to November with the Hervey Bay Whale Festival held in August. Hervey Bay is 300km north of Brisbane… Read More

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Queensland Holiday Parks – Australia

Holiday parks offer a range of self-catering accommodation with all you need to relax and unwind. They have become increasingly popular in Australia with families who want a complete package of self-catering accommodation, entertainment and activities. Queensland Holiday Parks… Read More

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Queensland Luxury Escapes – Australia

Queensland Luxury Escapes Luxury retreats close to Brisbane South East Queensland… Read More

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Queensland Regional Hotels and Accommodation

This map shows major roads throughout Queensland. Note that major roads outside the main city areas are of varying quality and journeys require some research and planning. Click on the red dots to go to the page for that town. Booking.com charges NO booking fees. You pay the hotel when you stay. Booking.com charges NO… Read More

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Mackay Accommodation – Hotel, Motel & Serviced Apartment bookings

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Mount Isa Queensland Hotels

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Yeppoon Queensland Accommodation

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Queensland Bed & Breakfast

Queensland Regional Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Bed and breakfasts offer a more personal experience than hotels and are more convenient than self-catering. Check prices and availability. Convenient online booking with instant confirmation. Some B&Bs require bookings of two or more nights… Read More

Brisbane Accommodation, Queensland