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Coordinates: 26°59′10″S 153°07′23″E / 26.986°S 153.123°E / -26.986; 153.123

Welsby
Queensland
Population 4 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4507
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Glass House
Federal Division(s) Longman
Suburbs around Welsby:
Beerburrum Bribie Island North Pacific Ocean
Donnybrook
Meldale
Welsby Pacific Ocean
Toorbul White Patch
Banksia Beach
Woorim

Welsby is a coastal locality on Bribie Island withinthe Moreton Bay Region in Queensland, Australia. It is nearly uninhabited, having only four permanent residents at the 2011 census.

Geography

Welsby is the central part of Bribie Island. The Pumicestone Passage is its western coastal border and the Pacific Ocean is its eastern coastal border. Most of Welsby is within the Bribie Island National Park.

History

It is named for Thomas Welsby, a Queensland politician and sportsperson.

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