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Population 229 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4820
LGA(s) Charters Towers Region
State electorate(s) Dalrymple
Federal Division(s) Kennedy
Suburbs around Basalt:
Lyndhurst Greenvale
Valley of Lagoons
Porcupine Basalt Dotswood
Pentland Homestead
Southern Cross
Black Jack

Basalt is a very large locality in the Charters Towers Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2011 census, Basalt had a population of 229 people. The area has road access via the Gregory Development Road.

In the north and west lies the Clarke River. The Burdekin River drains the south where a confluence of waterways meet. Dalrymple National Park was established along the Burdekin in 1990. In the south west is the Great Basalt Wall National Park.

Heritage listings

There are a number of heritage sites in Basalt, including:

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