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South Gladstone
GladstoneQueensland
Population 3,626 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4680
LGA(s) Gladstone Region
State electorate(s) Gladstone
Federal Division(s) Flynn
Suburbs around South Gladstone:
Gladstone Central Gladstone Central Barney Point
West Gladstone South Gladstone South Trees
Sun Valley Toolooa South Trees

South Gladstone is a suburb of Gladstone in the Gladstone Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2011 census, South Gladstone had a population of 3,626 people.

History

In about 1895, a frozen meat works was established at Parson's Point. The location was chosen for its access to Port Curtis for harbour facilities and the adjacent railway line.

Parson's Point Provisional School opened on 1 August 1898, becoming a State School on 1 February 1913. The school was relocated and renamed Gladstone South State School in 1945.

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