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Winya
Queensland
Mount Kilcoy Road Winya Queensland.jpg
Mount Kilcoy Road, 2015
Population 449 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4515
LGA(s) Somerset Region
State electorate(s) Nanango
Federal Division(s) Blair
Suburbs around Winya:
Sheep Station Creek Mount Kilcoy Sandy Creek
Kilcoy
Woolmar
Hazeldean
Winya Glenfern
Hazeldean Westvale Westvale

Winya is a locality in the Somerset Region, Queensland, Australia. The population of Winya is very low so it is included in the population statistics for the adjoining locality of Velleneuve, which recorded a population of 449 at the 2011 Australian Census.

The D'Aguilar Highway passes through Winya. Sandy Creeks marks a section of the eastern boundary and Kilcoy Creek aligns with some of the eastern border. In the south the locality protrudes into the waters of Somerset Dam when it is at full capacity. Kilcoy Homestead was established in Winya in the 1850s. Settlement in the area had begun as early as 1841. Kilcoy Weir straddles the boundary with Mount Kilcoy in the north. The Kilcoy Pastoral Company operates an abattoir in Winya. The facility exports beef to more than 20 countries and employs more than 750 workers making it one the five largest beef processors in the country.

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