Ideraway is a small rural town and locality in North Burnett Region, Queensland, Australia.[2][3]

History

The town's name was derived from the name of a pastoral run, used from 1848 by J.B. Reid.[2]

Ideraway Post Office opened by December 1909 (a receiving office had been open from 1908) and closed in 1957.[4]

At the 2011 census, Ideraway had a population of 225.[1]

Geography

The Burnett River forms the south-eastern boundary, while Reid Creek forms the western boundary. The Burnett Highway passes through the south-western corner.[5]

Heritage listings

Ideraway Creek has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

References

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Ideraway". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 12 July 2013. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Ideraway - town (entry 16595)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 13 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Ideraway - locality (entry 45374)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  4. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 5 December 2019.
  6. ^ "Ideraway Creek Railway Bridge (Ideraway) (entry 600519)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
  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.
  8. ^ "Steep Rocky Creek Railway Bridge (Ideraway) (entry 600520)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013.

External links

Media related to Ideraway, Queensland at Wikimedia Commons