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City of IpswichQueensland
Information display at Hardings Paddock Picnic Area Goolman.jpg
Information display at Hardings Paddock Picnic Area, 2015
Population 42 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 4306
LGA(s) City of Ipswich
State electorate(s) Scenic Rim
Federal Division(s) Blair
Suburbs around Goolman:
Purga Deebing Heights South Ripley
Purga Goolman South Ripley
Peak Crossing Peak Crossing Peak Crossing

Goolman is a rural locality in the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. At the 2016 Australian Census, Goolman recorded a population of 42.


The locality name Goolman comes from nearby Mount Goolman, which in turn derives its name from stone axe in the Yuggera language. Goolman was a stop along the Dugandan railway line.

Nature reserve

The Flinders - Goolman Conservation Estate covers 1,900 hectares and includes several peaks including Flinders Peak, Mount Goolman, Mount Blain and Mount Cathrine. Hardings Paddocks Picnic Area is located in Goolman. It includes horse riding facilities, walking tracks and a camping area.

Road infrastructure

Ipswich – Boonah Road (State Route 93) runs along part of the western boundary.

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