Queensland is the largest town in Burdekin region.
South of Townsville and north of Bowen, it is right on the delta of
Burdekin River - one of the largest rivers in Queensland.
It is a nice town with some colourful historical
buildings, and well worth a stop and a look-around.
easy town walk you can
spot the Burdekin Hotel, Masonic Temple,
ANZAC Memorial Park, former Rosslyn Private Hospital, Presbyterian
Church, Burdekin Shire Council Chambers, Ayr State High School, All
Saints Anglican Church, Centrepoint, Queens Hotel, Old National Bank
Building, Old Delta Hotel, Burdekin Delta Cinemas, Ayr Post Office and
In the middle of the town is a beautiful clock tower in one
of the main
Also in the main street is Burdekin
It is a nice building with lots of art both inside and out. There are
statues, sculptures, murals, and a waterfall stained in glass.
The area's Aboriginal history is displayed in a Cultural Centre in
There is also
a walk with rainforest, a bat
and a bush tucker gardern with about 30 native plant species. In the
north western end of the park is the Giant Carpet Snake.
Here's a map of the
town. You can double-click
anywhere on the map to zoom it in and see the places
closer. Drag the map to move around, and if you want to see the
satellite image with Google Earth, click on "Sat" in the top right hand
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