Wamuran Basin, Queensland

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Wamuran Basin
Queensland
Wamuran Basin is located in Queensland
Wamuran Basin
Wamuran Basin
Coordinates27°02′57″S 152°49′22″E / 27.0491°S 152.8227°E / -27.0491; 152.8227Coordinates: 27°02′57″S 152°49′22″E / 27.0491°S 152.8227°E / -27.0491; 152.8227
Population130 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density12.3/km2 (31.8/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4512
Area10.6 km2 (4.1 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)Glass House
Federal Division(s)Longman
Suburbs around Wamuran Basin:
Delaneys Creek Bracalba Wamuran
Mount Mee Wamuran Basin Wamuran
Mount Mee Campbells Pocket Wamuran

Wamuran Basin is a rural locality in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Wamuran Basin had a population of 130 people.[1]

History[edit]

The locality takes its name from a local Aboriginal man, Menvil Wamuran (also known as Jacky Delaney).[2]

Basin State School opened on 2 March 1920. It closed on 1957.[3] It was unofficially known as Wamuran Basin State School.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Wamuran Basin (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Wamuran Basin - locality in Moreton Bay Region (entry 45475)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  3. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  4. ^ "WAMURAN,". The Brisbane Courier (21, 811). Queensland, Australia. 22 December 1927. p. 3. Retrieved 27 November 2019 – via National Library of Australia.