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Meandarra - ANZAC War Memorial.jpg
Meandarra ANZAC Memorial Museum, 2010
Meandarra is located in Queensland
Coordinates 27°19′0″S 149°53′0″E / 27.31667°S 149.88333°E / -27.31667; 149.88333Coordinates: 27°19′0″S 149°53′0″E / 27.31667°S 149.88333°E / -27.31667; 149.88333
Population 341 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4422
LGA(s) Western Downs Region
State electorate(s) Warrego
Federal Division(s) Maranoa

Meandarra is a town in the Western Downs Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] At the 2006 census, Meandarra and the surrounding area had a population of 341.[1]


The town is located on Brigalow Creek, 361 kilometres (224 mi) west of the state capital, Brisbane.


First surveyed in 1912, the town derived its name from a pastoral run.[2] Meandarra Post Office opened on 1 January 1928 (a receiving office was open from 1910 until 1918).[3]

The Meandarra ANZAC Memorial Museum was opened in 2009. The museum contains a large collection of ANZAC memorabilia including a Canberra bomber and a German U-boat.[4]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Meandarra (Tara Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2010-11-07. 
  2. ^ a b "Meandarra (entry 21484)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 7 November 2010. 
  3. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 
  4. ^ Casey, Scott (24 July 2009). "Little Meandarra's big bang in world of war craft". Brisbane Times. Retrieved 7 November 2010.