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Bororen
Queensland
Bororen General Store and Post Office.jpg
Local store and post office agency on the Bruce Highway
Bororen is located in Queensland
Bororen
Bororen
Location in Queensland
Population 398 (2016 census)
 • Density 1.2028/km2 (3.115/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4678
Area 330.9 km2 (127.8 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Gladstone Region
State electorate(s) Burnett
Federal Division(s) Flynn
Suburbs around Bororen:
Iveragh Foreshores Rodds Bay
Boynedale Bororen Eurimbula
Boyne Valley Colosseum Miriam Vale
Mount Tom

Bororen is a town and locality in the Gladstone Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Bororen had a population of 398 people.

Geography

Street scene in Bororen in the Gladstone district ca. 1930f
Street scene in Bororen in the Gladstone district ca. 1930

The Bruce Highway passes through both the town and the locality.

History

Bororen Post Office opened 2 June 1898; a receiving office had been open since about October 1897.

Bororen Provisional School opened on 22 January 1900. It became a State School in 1909.

Turkey Road State School opened on 1921 and closed on 24 May 1931.

In about 1995, a war memorial was unveiled on the Bruce Highway, Bororen (24°14′35″S 151°29′46″E / 24.243016°S 151.496029°E / -24.243016; 151.496029 (Bororen War Memorial)). It commemorates those servicemen and women who served in World War I and World War II.

In the 2011 census, Bororen had a population of 417 people.

In the 2016 census, Bororen had a population of 398 people.

Education

Bororen State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 1 Kent Street (24°14′39″S 151°29′31″E / 24.2443°S 151.4919°E / -24.2443; 151.4919 (Bororen State School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 37 students with 4 teachers (3 full-time equivalent) and 5 non-teaching staff (2 full-time equivalent).

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