Moonford is a town and locality in the North Burnett Region, Queensland, Australia.[2][3]

Geography

Cania Road, which provides access to Cania Gorge National Park and Cania Dam, runs north from the Burnett Highway through Moonford to Cania.[4]

History

Moonford State School opened on 5 June 1934 and closed on 10 December 1982.[5]

Christ Church Anglican was dedicated by Bishop George Halford on 1 November 1936. It closed circa 1988.[6]

At the 2016 census, Moonford had a population of 160.[1]

Community groups

The Moonford branch of the Queensland Country Women's Association meets at the CWA Hall at 32059 Burnett Highway.[7]

References

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Moonford". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 January 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Moonford - town in North Burnett Region (entry 22663)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Moonford - locality in North Burnett Region (entry 45392)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 December 2017.
  4. ^ Google (29 July 2019). "Moonford, Queensland" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  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. ^ "Closed Churches". Anglican Church Southern Queensland. Archived from the original on 3 April 2019. Retrieved 31 May 2019.
  7. ^ "Branch Locations". Queensland Country Women's Association. Retrieved 26 December 2018.

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