Brooloo, Queensland

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Brooloo
Queensland
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Brooloo Public Hall, established 1915
Brooloo is located in Queensland
Brooloo
Brooloo
Coordinates 26°30′S 152°42′E / 26.500°S 152.700°E / -26.500; 152.700Coordinates: 26°30′S 152°42′E / 26.500°S 152.700°E / -26.500; 152.700
Population 333 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4570
Location
LGA(s) Gympie Region
State electorate(s) Gympie
Federal Division(s) Wide Bay

Brooloo is a town and locality in Gympie Region, Queensland, Australia.[2][3] At the 2006 census, Brooloo and the surrounding area had a population of 333.[1]

Geography[edit]

The town is located in the hinterland behind the Sunshine Coast, 160 kilometres (99 mi) north of the state capital, Brisbane.

History[edit]

Brooloo Post Office opened by June 1915 (a receiving office had been open from March 1914). In 1922 the Brooloo Rail office was renamed Brooloo and replaced the previous office. It closed in 1972.[4]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Brooloo (Cooloola Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2009-04-03.
  2. ^ "Brooloo - town (entry 4688)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 25 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Brooloo - locality (entry 46310)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 25 June 2017.
  4. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014.

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