Veresdale, Queensland

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Beaudesert railway line at Veresdale.jpg
Location49 km (30 mi) south of Brisbane
LGA(s)Logan City, Scenic Rim
State electorate(s)Scenic Rim
Federal Division(s)Wright
Suburbs around Veresdale:
Allenview Woodhill Veresdale Scrub
Allenview Veresdale Veresdale Scrub
Gleneagle Beaudesert Birnam

Veresdale is a locality split between the City of Logan and the Scenic Rim Region, Queensland, Australia.[1][2]


Robert Towns established a cotton plantation called Townsvale in the area now known as Veresdale and Gleneagle. In 1863, he imported 73 Melanesians (locally known as Kanakas) to work on the plantation.[3]

Christ Church Anglican church was dedicated on 29 May 1906 by H.F Le Fanu, Archdeacon of Brisbane. Its closure on 3 May 2003 was approved by Assistant Bishop Williams.[4]

Formerly in the Shire of Beaudesert, Veresdale was split between Logan City and Scenic Rim Region following the local government amalgamations in March 2008.


  1. ^ "Veresdale (Logan City) (entry 45292)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Veresdale (Scenic Rim Region) (entry 45199)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Veresdale". Suburbs. Logan City Council. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Closed Churches". Anglican Church Southern Queensland. Retrieved 25 February 2019.

Coordinates: 27°54′32″S 152°58′41″E / 27.9089°S 152.978°E / -27.9089; 152.978