Cockatoo, Queensland facts for kids
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W B Slade and an aboriginal stable boy on Cockatoo Creek Station, 1866
|Population||36 (2016 census)|
|• Density||0.0454/km2 (0.118/sq mi)|
|Area||792.5 km2 (306.0 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Banana|
Cockatoo Creek flows through Cockatoo from east to west, eventually flowing to the Dawson River at .
Cockatoo State School opened on 23 January 1984 and closed on 31 December 2000. It was located in the south of Cockatoo on Pine Creek Road, possibly just over the border into present-day neighbouring Bungaban at.
There are no schools in Cockatoo. The nearest school is Taroom State School in Taroom to the west which is a primary and secondary school to Year 10. There is no nearby secondary school to Year 12; distance education and boarding school are the alternatives.
- Journalist Florence Eliza Lord was born in Cockatoo
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