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Bororen
Queensland
Population 417 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4678
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 2011 census, Bororen had a population of 417 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.

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.

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