Dawson Highway

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Dawson Highway
General information
Type Highway
Length 403 km (250 mi)
Route number(s)
  • A7 (Springsure - Rolleston)
  • State Route 60 (Rolleston - Gladstone)
route number
National Route 55 (Springsure - Rolleston)
Major junctions
West end Gregory Highway (A7), Springsure
East end Bramston Street, Gladstone
Major settlements Rolleston, Moura, Banana, Biloela, Calliope
Highway system
Highways in Australia
National HighwayFreeways in Australia
Highways in Queensland

The Dawson Highway is a state highway in Queensland, Australia.[1] It runs for 403 km between Gladstone and Springsure where it terminates.[2] From Gladstone to Rolleston it is signed as State Route 60, and then A7 onwards to Springsure. It continues west for another 247km as Dawson Developmental Road to Tambo on the Landsborough Highway. North of Springsure, A7 becomes the Gregory Highway.

Many of the towns along the Dawson Highway are coal-mining establishments.

List of towns along the Dawson Highway[edit]

See also[edit]

Australian Roads portal


  1. ^ Queensland Government - Department of Transport and Main Roads - Maps
  2. ^ Hema, Maps (2007). Australia Road and 4WD Atlas (Map). Eight Mile Plains Queensland: Hema Maps. pp. 10–11. ISBN 978-1-86500-456-3.