|Length||173 km (107 mi)|
|Route number(s)||State Route 49|
|North end|| Burnett Highway /
Wide Bay Highway, Goomeri, Queensland
|South end|| Warrego Highway /
Moonie Highway, Dalby, Queensland
|Major settlements||Murgon, Wondai, Kingaroy, Kumbia, Bell|
|Highways in Australia
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Highways in Queensland
The Bunya Highway is a state highway of Queensland, Australia. It is a relatively short road, running approximately 173 kilometres in a south-westerly direction from Goomeri to Dalby. The highway connects the Warrego and Burnett Highways.
The Bunya Highway passes near the Bunya Mountains National Park, which is popular with tourists. The highway is named after the Bunya-bunya Araucaria bidwilli, which grows in the area and the seeds of which were (and still are) a favourite food of the Aborigines.
List of towns along the Bunya Highway
|Gympie||Goomeri||0||0|| Burnett Highway (A3) north - Ban Ban Springs /
Wide Bay Highway (State Route 49) east - Kilkivan
|Northern end of Bunya Highway. Northern concurrency terminus with Burnett Highway|
|1.8||1.1||Burnett Highway (A3) south - Nanango||Southern concurrency terminus with Burnett Highway|
|South Burnett||Kingaroy||62.0||38.5||D'Aguilar Highway (State Route 96) east - Nanango|
|Kumbia||94.6||58.8||Bunya Mountains Road - south - Bunya Mountains|
|Western Downs||Dalby||170.3||105.8||Dalby-Cooyar Road - east - Cooyar|
|172.2||107.0|| Warrego Highway (A2) east - Toowoomba /
west - Chinchilla
|Southern end of Bunya Highway.
State Route 49 continues north-west for 450 metres, duplexed with the Warrego Highway, before turning south-west as the Moonie Highway.
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
- Queensland Government - Department of Transport and Main Roads - Maps
- Hema Maps (2007). Australia Road and 4WD Atlas (Map). Eight Mile Plains Queensland. pp. 9. ISBN 978-1-86500-456-3.
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