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Charters TowersQueensland
Millchester is located in Queensland
Coordinates 20°05′15″S 146°17′26″E / 20.0876°S 146.2905°E / -20.0876; 146.2905 (Millchester (town centre))
Population 543 (2016 census suburb)
 • Density 108.6/km2 (281/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4820
Area 5.0 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Charters Towers Region
State electorate(s) Traeger
Federal Division(s) Kennedy
Suburbs around Millchester:
Mosman Park Queenton Queenton
Mosman Park Millchester Broughton
Broughton Broughton Broughton

Millchester is a rural residential town and suburb in the Charters Towers Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census the suburb of Millchester had a population of 543 people.

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Millchester has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:


Millchester State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at on the corner of Bluff and Phillipson Roads (20°05′21″S 146°16′31″E / 20.0891°S 146.2753°E / -20.0891; 146.2753 (Millchester State School)). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 162 students with 15 teachers (12 full-time equivalent) and 11 non-teaching staff (8 full-time equivalent).

Charters Towers School of Distance Education is a government primary and secondary (Early Childhood-12) distance education school for boys and girls in outback locations without access to conventional schools. The teachers are at 15-23 Brisk Street (20°05′22″S 146°16′06″E / 20.0894°S 146.2682°E / -20.0894; 146.2682 (Charters Towers School of Distance Education)) in Millbank. In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 2,137 students with 70 teachers (69 full-time equivalent) and 20 non-teaching staff (18 full-time equivalent). It includes a special education program (Prep-12).

There is no conventional secondary school in Millchester. The nearest conventional secondary school is Charters Towers State High School in Charters Towers City to the north-west.

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