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|Population||342 (2011 census)|
|LGA(s)||Central Highlands Region|
The town was surveyed in 1889 and took its name from the nearby Dingo Creek. For a time in 1940 the town was known as Remo. Dingo Post Office opened on 1 October 1876.
In 1973, a population of Bridled nail-tail wallabies (Onychogalea fraenata) was found in the Dingo area by a fencing contractor. Until this sighting the species was thought to be extinct having not been seen since 1937. The area where the wallabies was rediscovered was protected as Taunton National Park.
In the 2006 census, Dingo had a population of 263 people.
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