Durham, Queensland

Durham is a rural locality in the Shire of Bulloo, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census Durham had a population of 36 people.[1]

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Durham
Bulloo ShireQueensland
Coopers Creek Bullah waterhole.JPG
Bullah Bullah waterhole, 2008
Durham is located in Queensland
Durham
Durham
Coordinates27°15′31″S 141°47′35″E / 27.2586°S 141.7930°E / -27.2586; 141.7930 (Durham (centre of locality))
Population36 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density0.001916/km2 (0.00496/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4492
Area18,789.4 km2 (7,254.6 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)Bulloo Shire
State electorate(s)Warrego
Federal Division(s)Maranoa
Suburbs around Durham:
South Australia Tanbar Eromanga
South Australia Durham Eromanga
South Australia Cameron Corner Noccundra

GeographyEdit

Cooper Creek passes north-south through the centre of the locality.

Three major outback roads pass through Durham:[3]

HistoryEdit

In the 2016 census Durham had a population of 36 people.[1]

Heritage listingsEdit

 
Burke and Wills dig tree, 2008

The heritage-listed Burke and Wills Dig Tree is located beside the Bullah Bullah Waterhole at the Nappa Merrie pastoral station (27°37′18″S 141°04′24″E / 27.6216°S 141.0734°E / -27.6216; 141.0734 (Burke and Wills Dig Tree)).[4]

EducationEdit

There are no schools in Durham and none nearby. Distance education and boarding school would be options.[5]

EconomyEdit

There are a number of homesteads in the locality:[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Durham (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018.  
  2. ^ "Durham – locality in Shire of Bulloo (entry 50022)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 26 December 2020.
  3. ^ "Downs South West Region West" (PDF). Road region maps. Queensland Government. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 May 2014. Retrieved 17 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Burke and Wills Dig Tree (entry 601073)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 17 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 5 February 2021.
  6. ^ "Homesteads - Queensland". Queensland Open Data. Queensland Government. 18 November 2020. Archived from the original on 24 November 2020. Retrieved 24 November 2020.

External linksEdit

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