Cockatoo, Queensland

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Cockatoo
Queensland
W B Slade and an aboriginal stable boy on Cockatoo Creek Station Queensland 1866.JPG
W B Slade and an aboriginal stable boy on Cockatoo Creek Station, 1866
Cockatoo is located in Queensland
Cockatoo
Cockatoo
Coordinates25°41′15″S 150°17′37″E / 25.68750°S 150.29361°E / -25.68750; 150.29361Coordinates: 25°41′15″S 150°17′37″E / 25.68750°S 150.29361°E / -25.68750; 150.29361
Population873 (included within Taroom (2011)[1]
Postcode(s)4419
Location
LGA(s)Shire of Banana
State electorate(s)Callide
Federal Division(s)Flynn
Suburbs around Cockatoo:
Glebe Cracow Eidsvold West
Taroom Cockatoo Sujeewong
Taroom Bungaban Sujeewong

Cockatoo is a locality in the Shire of Banana, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2011 census, the population of Cockatoo was not separately reported but was included within neighbouring Taroom which had a combined population of 873 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Cockatoo Creek flows through Cockatoo from east to west, eventually flowing to the Dawson River at 25°28′00″S 150°02′00″E / 25.4666°S 150.0333°E / -25.4666; 150.0333 (Cockatoo Creek).[3][4]

History[edit]

Cockatoo State School opened on 23 January 1984 and closed on 31 December 2000.[5] It was located in the south of Cockatoo on Pine Creek Road, possibly just over the border into present-day neighbouring Bungaban at 25°47′22″S 150°15′39″E / 25.7895°S 150.2607°E / -25.7895; 150.2607 (Cockatoo State School).

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Taroom (SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 8 February 2015. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Cockatoo - locality in Shire of Banana (entry 49542)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Cockatoo Creek (entry 7608)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  6. ^ "Florence E. Lord". AustLit. Retrieved 8 February 2015.

External links[edit]

Media related to Cockatoo, Queensland at Wikimedia Commons