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Lake Manchester
BrisbaneQueensland
Population: 0
Postcode: 4306
LGA: City of Brisbane
(Pullenvale Ward), Somerset Region
State District: Electoral district of Moggill
Federal Division: Ryan
Suburbs around Lake Manchester:
Banks Creek Jollys Lookout
Highvale
Enoggera Reservoir
Banks Creek Lake Manchester Upper Brookfield
Kholo Kholo Kholo

Lake Manchester is both a lake in the City of Brisbane and the surrounding locality which is split between the City of Brisbane and Somerset Region in Queensland, Australia. It is 30 kilometres (19 mi) west of the CBD. At the 2011 Australian Census there was no person recorded as living within the locality.

Geography

The locality is mostly undeveloped mountainous terrain of the south west D'Aguilar Range. The north of the suburb is part of the D'Aguilar National Park and most of the southern parts belong to the Brisbane State Forest.

History

The locality is named after the lake which was created by the Lake Manchester Dam constructed between 1912 and 1916. It is named after civil engineer, Ernest James Theodore Manchester, who was the President of the Metropolitan Water and Sewerage Board from 1909 to 1928.

Coordinates: 27°29′1″S 152°45′47″E / 27.48361°S 152.76306°E / -27.48361; 152.76306


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