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Cafe at Guluguba on the Leichhardt Highway, 2014
Guluguba is located in Queensland
Location in Queensland
Population 109 (2016 census locality)
 • Density 0.2812/km2 (0.728/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4418
Area 387.6 km2 (149.7 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Western Downs Region
State electorate(s) Callide
Federal Division(s) Maranoa
Localities around Guluguba:
Wandoan Wandoan Roche Creek
Woleebee Guluguba Pelham
Woleebee Gurulmundi Pelham

Guluguba is a rural town and locality in the Western Downs Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census the locality of Guluguba had a population of 109 people.


The name Guluguba is thought to be an Aboriginal word meaning squatter pigeon.

Guluguba Post Office opened by 1916 (a receiving office had been open from 1915).

The Guluguba State School opened on 1 February 1917.


Guluguba is located on the Leichhardt Highway, north of Miles and south of Wandoan.


Guluguba State School is a government co-educational primary school (P-6) at Fosters Road. In 2016, the school had an enrolment of 6 students with 2 teachers (1 full-time equivalent) and 4 non-teaching staff (2 equivalent full-time).

Notable people

  • Deb Frecklington, a former leader of the Queensland parliamentary wing of the Liberal National Party, attended Guluguba State School
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