Binjour is a rural locality in the North Burnett Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Binjour had a population of 98 people.[3]

Geography

Binjour is in the Wide Bay-Burnett region on the Burnett Highway 272 kilometres (169 mi) north of the state capital, Brisbane.

The Burnett Highway passes through the locality from east to west. It is within the Burnett River drainage basin.[4]

History

Binjour Plateau State School opened on 15 September 1913.[5]

Education

Binjour Plateau State School is a co-educational government primary school (P-6) at 18401 Burnett Highway. In 2016, the school had an enrolment of 16 children with 3 teachers (1 full-time equivalent) and 6 non-teaching staff (2 full-time equivalent).[6]

Heritage listings

Binjour has a number of heritage-listed sites:

  • Church Road: Binjour Apostolic Cemetery[7]
  • Redvale Road: Binjour Cemetery[7]

References

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Binjour". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Binjour - locality in North Burnett Region (entry 45318)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  3. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Binjour (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  4. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  5. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  6. ^ "Annual Report 2016". Binjour Plateau State School. Archived from the original on 5 August 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  7. ^ a b "North Burnett Local Heritage Register" (PDF). North Burnett Regional Council. Archived (PDF) from the original on 16 August 2019. Retrieved 16 August 2019.

External links

Media related to Binjour, Queensland at Wikimedia Commons