Gundiah

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Gundiah
Queensland
Gundiah Main Street.JPG
Main Street- looking towards the railway line. The Prince Alfred Hotel can be seen in the upper right.
Gundiah is located in Queensland
Gundiah
Gundiah
Coordinates 25°50′0″S 152°33′0″E / 25.83333°S 152.55000°E / -25.83333; 152.55000Coordinates: 25°50′0″S 152°33′0″E / 25.83333°S 152.55000°E / -25.83333; 152.55000
Population 384 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4650
Location
LGA(s) Fraser Coast Region
State electorate(s) Maryborough
Federal Division(s) Wide Bay

Gundiah is a town in the Australian state of Queensland. The town is in the Fraser Coast Region local government area, 224 kilometres (139 mi) north of the state capital, Brisbane and on the North Coast railway line. At the 2006 census, Gundiah and the surrounding region had a population of 384.[1]

The area was initially known as "Gootchie". The main building in the town is the pub, the Prince Alfred Hotel. The original Prince Alfred Hotel was built in 1868 but was destroyed by fire. The existing pub was built in 1947.[2]

Gootchy Post Office opened on 1 July 1869, was renamed Gundiah in 1882 and closed in 1978.[3]

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  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Gundiah (Tiaro Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2010-12-08. 
  2. ^ "Gundiah". Fraser Coast Holidays. Fraser Coast South Burnett Tourism. Retrieved 8 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 

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