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New England Highway, 2014
Cabarlah is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 1,075 (2016 census)
 • Density 54.02/km2 (139.9/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4352
Area 19.9 km2 (7.7 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s)
  • Condamine
  • Toowoomba North
Federal Division(s) Groom
Localities around Cabarlah:
Kleinton Geham Fifteen Mile
Highfields Cabarlah Murphys Creek
Spring Bluff Murphys Creek Murphys Creek

Cabarlah is a rural town and locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census the locality of Cabarlah had a population of 1,075 people.


Cabarlah Post Office opened on 1 July 1927 (a receiving office had been open from 1884).

Since the Second World War, Cabarlah has also had a significant role as a base for the Australian Army. It was home to elements of the 7th Brigade early in the war. Later in the war it became a hub for signals and other training. Cabarlah is now home to the 7th Signal Regiment (Electronic Warfare) and other Australian Defence Force signals facilities.


There are no schools in Cabarlah. The nearest government primary schools are Geham State School in neighbouring Geham to the north and Highfields State School in Highfields to the west. The nearest government secondary school is Highfields State Secondary College in Highfields.

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