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Bulloo Shire, Queensland
Coopers Creek Bullah waterhole.JPG
Bullah Bullah waterhole, 2008
Durham is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 36 (2016 census)
 • Density 0.001916/km2 (0.00496/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4492
Area 18,789.4 km2 (7,254.6 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Bulloo Shire
State electorate(s) Warrego
Federal Division(s) Maranoa
Suburbs around Durham:
South Australia Tanbar Eromanga
South Australia Durham Eromanga
South Australia Cameron Corner Noccundra

Durham is a rural locality in the Shire of Bulloo, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Durham had a population of 36 people.


Cooper Creek passes north-south through the centre of the locality.

Three major outback roads pass through Durham:


Burke and Wills dig tree 2
Burke and Wills dig tree, 2008

The heritage-listed Burke and Wills Dig Tree is located beside the Bullah Bullah Waterhole at the Nappa Merrie pastoral station (27°37′18″S 141°04′24″E / 27.6216°S 141.0734°E / -27.6216; 141.0734 (Burke and Wills Dig Tree)).


There are a number of homesteads in the locality:

  • Durham Downs (27°04′44″S 141°54′27″E / 27.0789°S 141.9075°E / -27.0789; 141.9075 (Durham Downs (homestead)))
  • Joes Outstation (26°55′48″S 141°47′31″E / 26.9300°S 141.7920°E / -26.9300; 141.7920 (Joes Outstation (homestead)))
  • Kihee (27°23′17″S 142°37′13″E / 27.3880°S 142.6203°E / -27.3880; 142.6203 (Kihee (homestead)))
  • Nappa Merrie (27°35′46″S 141°06′24″E / 27.5962°S 141.1068°E / -27.5962; 141.1068 (Nappa Merrie (homestead)))
  • New Bundeena Outstation (27°22′48″S 142°35′37″E / 27.3800°S 142.5935°E / -27.3800; 142.5935 (New Bundeena Outstation (homestead)))
  • St Anne's Cottage (27°26′11″S 141°17′38″E / 27.4363°S 141.2940°E / -27.4363; 141.2940 (St Anne's Cottage (homestead)))
  • Woomanooka (27°15′03″S 142°07′46″E / 27.2509°S 142.1295°E / -27.2509; 142.1295 (Woomanooka (homestead)))


There are no schools in Durham and none nearby. Distance education and boarding school would be options.

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