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Clarke Creek
Clarke Creek is located in Queensland
Clarke Creek
Clarke Creek
Location in Queensland
Postcode(s) 4705
LGA(s) Isaac Region
State electorate(s) Mirani
Federal Division(s) Capricornia
Suburbs around Clarke Creek:
May Downs Lotus Creek St Lawrence
May Downs Clarke Creek Ogmore
Mackenzie River Mackenzie Mount Gardiner

Clarke Creek is a locality in the Isaac Region, Queensland, Australia. It is situated between Mackay and Rockhampton on the Old Bruce Highway.


Clarke Creek is known for its campdrafting and many come to see this event.


Most of the citizens in the area own or work on cattle stations for a living. There is a service station which many car and truck drivers rely on. At the service station there is also a caravan park used by many temporary road workers in the area.


Clarke Creek State School opened on 17 May 1971. It is located on May Downs Road (22°38′11″S 149°15′11″E / 22.63629°S 149.25311°E / -22.63629; 149.25311 (Clarke Creek State School)) and has a tennis court, swimming pool, oval, playground facilities and amenities. Only around 20 children attend Clarke Creek State School each year, and once they have finished year 7 they leave to go to boarding school in a town such as Rockhampton, Mackay or Clermont.

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