Delaneys Creek, Queensland

Coordinates: 27°00′38″S 152°46′34″E / 27.0105°S 152.7761°E / -27.0105; 152.7761 (Delaneys Creek (centre of locality))
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Delaneys Creek
Mount Mee Road, 2015
Delaneys Creek is located in Queensland
Delaneys Creek
Delaneys Creek
Coordinates27°00′38″S 152°46′34″E / 27.0105°S 152.7761°E / -27.0105; 152.7761 (Delaneys Creek (centre of locality))
Population1,061 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density26.59/km2 (68.87/sq mi)
Area39.9 km2 (15.4 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)City of Moreton Bay
State electorate(s)Glass House
Federal division(s)Fisher
Suburbs around Delaneys Creek:
Neurum Woodford
Mount Delaney Delaneys Creek Bracalba
Mount Delaney Mount Mee Wamuran Basin

Delaneys Creek is a rural locality in the City of Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Delaneys Creek had a population of 1,061 people.[1]


Delaneys Creek State Forest occupies the south east corner of the locality. Delaneys Creek and Monkeybong Creek both flow northwestwards into the Stanley River.[citation needed]

Brisbane–Woodford Road (Mount Mee Road) runs through from south to north.[3]


The locality takes its name from the creek of the same name, which was named after Joseph Delaney, who was either an early selector or fossicker.[2]

Delaneys Creek Provisional School was founded in 1892. In 1909 it became Delaneys Creek State School.[4]

In the 2011 census, Delaneys Creek recorded a population of 713 people, 50.4% female and 49.6% male.[5] The median age of the Delaneys Creek population was 37 years, the same as the national median. 81.8% of people living in Delaneys Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 4.2%, New Zealand 2.4%, South Africa 1.5%, Germany 1.3%, Spain 0.6%. 90.2% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.4% Afrikaans, 1% German, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Japanese, 0.6% Danish.[5]

In the 2016 census, Delaneys Creek had a population of 1,061 people.[1]


Delaneys Creek State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Mount Mee Road (26°59′56″S 152°47′43″E / 26.9990°S 152.7954°E / -26.9990; 152.7954 (Delaneys Creek State School)).[6][7] In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 155 students with 14 teachers (8 full-time equivalent) and 11 non-teaching staff (6 full-time equivalent).[8]

There is no secondary school in Delaneys Creek. The nearest secondary school is Woodfood State School (to Year 10) in neighbouring Woodford to the north. For secondary schooling to Year 12, the nearest schools are Tullawong State High School in Caboolture to the south-east and Kilcoy State High School in Kilcoy to the north-west.[9]


  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Delaneys Creek (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Delaneys Creek – locality in Moreton Bay Region (entry 45409)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ Google (17 January 2023). "Delaneys Creek" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 17 January 2023.
  4. ^ "Agency ID 5166, Delaneys Creek State School". Queensland State Archives. Retrieved 5 February 2021.
  5. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Delaneys Creek (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 October 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  6. ^ "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Delaneys Creek State School". Archived from the original on 18 March 2020. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  8. ^ "ACARA School Profile 2018". Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. Archived from the original on 27 August 2020. Retrieved 28 January 2020.
  9. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 5 February 2021.