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Boodua
Queensland
Fields at Boodua.jpg
Fields along Kingsthorpe Haden Road
Boodua is located in Queensland
Boodua
Boodua
Coordinates 27°22′40″S 151°49′36″E / 27.3777°S 151.8266°E / -27.3777; 151.8266 (Boodua (centre of locality))
Population 93 (2016 census)
 • Density 3.811/km2 (9.87/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4401
Area 24.4 km2 (9.4 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s) Condamine
Federal Division(s) Groom
Suburbs around Boodua:
Silverleigh Goombungee Muniganeen
Silverleigh
Kelvinhaugh
Boodua Muniganeen
Kelvinhaugh Yalangur Yalangur

Boodua is a rural locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Boodua had a population of 93 people.

Geography

Part of the eastern and southern boundary of Boodua follows Oakey Creek, a tributary of the Condamine River. The predominate land use is agriculture.

History

The name originates from a railway station on the Haden railway line and is a native word for a species of hawk.

The Darling Downs Co-operative Dairy Association operated a cheese factory at Boodua between 1926 and 1950. The Boodua State School was open between 1908 and 1962. The area was once part of the Shire of Rosalie until it was merged into the Toowoomba Region in 2008.

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