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Boonooroo
Queensland
Population 322 (2016 census locality)
 • Density 30.67/km2 (79.4/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4650
Area 10.5 km2 (4.1 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Fraser Coast Region
State electorate(s) Maryborough
Federal Division(s) Wide Bay
Localities around Boonooroo:
Boonooroo Plains Great Sandy Strait Great Sandy Strait
Tuan Forest Boonooroo Great Sandy Strait
Tuan Great Sandy Strait Great Sandy Strait

Boonooroo is a coastal town and locality in the Fraser Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census the locality of Boonooroo had a population of 322 people.

History

The town's name is an Aboriginal word meaning the brigalow tree (Acacia harpopylla).

Boonooroo State School opened in 1911. It closed in May 1931. On 30 September 1946 it reopened as Boonooroo Provisional School, becoming Boonooroo State School in 1960. It then closed in 1961.

In the 2016 census the locality of Boonooroo had a population of 322 people.

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