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Darling Heights
Darling Heights is located in Queensland
Darling Heights
Darling Heights
Location in Queensland
Population 5,192 (2016 census)
 • Density 865/km2 (2,240/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4350
Area 6.0 km2 (2.3 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
Location 6 km (4 mi) SSW of Toowoomba
LGA(s) Toowoomba Region
State electorate(s)
  • Condamine
  • Toowoomba South
Federal Division(s) Groom
Suburbs around Darling Heights:
Drayton Harristown Kearneys Spring
Drayton Darling Heights Kearneys Spring
Finnie Mount Rascal Top Camp

Darling Heights is a rural residential locality in the Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Darling Heights had a population of 5,192 people.


  • Toowoomba's Japanese Gardens
  • Darling Heights Post Office (at the USQ Campus on the ground floor of W Block)
  • Uni Plaza, a strip mall with a variety of specialist retailers, eateries and services. (Officially in Kearneys Spring as it is on the east side of West Street)

Public transport

Darling Heights is served by the Number 901 Toowoomba City Bus route, which winds through the suburb.

Additionally, the University of Southern Queensland acts as a major terminus, with services to the City, KMart Plaza and Clifford Gardens regularly 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday.

Despite the Queensland Rail line from Toowoomba to Drayton and southwards forming the western boundary of the suburb, there are no passenger rail services in this area.


Darling Heights State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at Wuth Street (27°35′51″S 151°55′56″E / 27.5974°S 151.9323°E / -27.5974; 151.9323 (Darling Heights State School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 690 students with 57 teachers (53 full-time equivalent) and 49 non-teaching staff (33 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program and an intensive English language program.

There is the Darling Heights Campus campus of University of Southern Queensland, the first campus developed for the university.

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