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South Bingera
BundabergQueensland
Population 590 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4670
Location 16 km (10 mi) from Bundaberg
LGA(s) Bundaberg Region
State electorate(s) Burnett
Federal Division(s) Hinkler
Suburbs around South Bingera:
South Kolan South Kolan Branyan
South Kolan South Bingera Elliott
Pine Creek Pine Creek Elliott

South Bingera is a locality in the Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. It is 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) south-west of Bundaberg on the Isis Highway. At the 2011 census, South Bingera had a population of 590 people.

History

The name Bingera is believed to be derived from the Kabi language word meaning bony bream (a fish).

The Bingera Provisional School opened on 6 March 1893. In 1909 it became Bingera State School. In 1911, it was renamed Bingera South State School. The school closed about 1 December 1965.

The Bingera Railway Station Provisional School opened in 1907, becoming a State School in 1909. It closed in 1963.

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