Colinton, Queensland facts for kids
Colinton War Memorial, 2010
Colinton is a locality of the Somerset Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2011 census, Colinton was included within the neighbouring locality of Moore, which together had a population of 315 people.
Colinton lies within the water catchment area of Emu Creek, a tributary of the Brisbane River. The creek marks a portion of both the southern and western boundary and the Brisbane River is aligned with the eastern boundary. The D'Aguilar Highway passes through the east where the Brisbane Valley railway line also once passed. Benarkin State Forest roughly covers the western third of Colinton. In the south Glenhowden Mountain rises to elevations greater than 350 m.
Colinton Provisional School opened in 1879 but closed in early 1880. It reopened in 1906 and on 1 January 1909 became Colinton State School. It closed in 1969.
The Colinton War Memorial was unveiled outside the School of Arts on 18 January 1917 by Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly for Stanley, Henry Plantagenet Somerset.
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