Dinmore, Queensland

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Dinmore
IpswichQueensland
Free dog park - panoramio.jpg
Dog park, Dinmore, 2010
Population875 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)4303
Location
LGA(s)City of Ipswich
State electorate(s)Bundamba
Federal Division(s)Blair
Suburbs around Dinmore:
Bundamba Moggill Riverview
Ebbw Vale Dinmore Collingwood Park
Blackstone New Chum Redbank Plains

Dinmore is a suburb of the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Dinmore had a population of 875 people. According to the 2016 Australian Census the Dinmore unemployment rate was 16.7%, in comparison to the Australian unemployment rate of 6.9%. [1]

History[edit]

The origin of the suburb name is from a village called Hope under Dinmore in Herefordshire, England.[2]

In the 2006 census, Dinmore had a population of 897 people.[3]

In the 2011 census, Dinmore had a population of 907 people.[4]

Geography[edit]

Dinmore is situated in the crossroads area of, and is basically bordered by, the Ipswich Motorway, the Cunningham Highway, and the Warrego Highway. Brisbane Road, the main street leading to the nearby historical centre of Ipswich, runs through the middle of Dinmore. Many of the locals call Dinmore the gateway to the city, because it is at the entrance way to Ipswich. As well as being the entrance to Brisbane from the west. Brisbane road, in Dinmore, has a few shops and restaurants, with main shopping areas in nearby Booval and Redbank. Dinmore is only minutes from the city, but still has the feel of a rural suburb,with parks and green spaces throughout.

Transport[edit]

Dinmore railway station provides access to regular Queensland Rail City network services to Brisbane, Ipswich and Rosewood via Ipswich. As well, regular bus services are available throughout. Dinmore Train station provides a hub for commuters coming from the Warrego Highway. A new car park recently built at the station allows for a substantial access point for driving commuters.

Education[edit]

  • Dinmore State School closed December 2009 (3)
  • St Peter Clavier Catholic College

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Dinmore (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Dinmore (entry 45041)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  3. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Dinmore (SSC)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 December 2016.
  4. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Dinmore (SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 December 2016. Edit this at Wikidata

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Coordinates: 27°36′S 152°50′E / 27.600°S 152.833°E / -27.600; 152.833