Wooroolin, Queensland

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Wooroolin
Queensland
WooroolinGrandHotel.JPG
The Grand Hotel
Wooroolin is located in Queensland
Wooroolin
Wooroolin
The location of Wooroolin in Queensland
Coordinates 26°25′0″S 151°49′0″E / 26.41667°S 151.81667°E / -26.41667; 151.81667Coordinates: 26°25′0″S 151°49′0″E / 26.41667°S 151.81667°E / -26.41667; 151.81667
Population 164 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4608
Location
LGA(s) South Burnett Region
State electorate(s) Nanango
Federal Division(s) Maranoa
Localities around Wooroolin:
Cusnie, Wilkesdale Tingoora Charlestown
Gordonbrook Wooroolin Corndale
Gordonbrook Memerambi Corndale

Wooroolin is a town in the South Burnett region of Queensland, Australia. The town is in the South Burnett Region LGA and on the Bunya Highway, 243 kilometres (151 mi) north west of the state capital, Brisbane. At the 2006 census, Wooroolin had a population of 164.[1] Immediately to the east of the town is the Wooroolin Wetland, which is classified as a palustrine wetland, a non-tidal, inland, seasonally flooded, vegetated swamp.[2] After successive floods in 2011 and 2013, the wetland burst its banks and Wooroolin was flooded for the first time in recorded history. As of 2015, the wetland is still completely full and resembles a large, shallow lake.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Wooroolin (Kingaroy Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2009-01-12. 
  2. ^ "Wooroolin Wetland: Fire and Biodiversity Management Plan (draft)" (PDF). Caroline Haskard Botanical and Natural Systems Services. May 2006. Retrieved 2009-10-20.