Dunkeld is a locality in the Maranoa Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Dunkeld had a population of 41 people.[1]

Geography

The Maranoa River flows from north to south through the locality.[3]

History

The name Dunkeld derives from a pastoral run name given in 1863 by pastoralists Edward Flood and Samuel Deane Gordon, after the village of Dunkeld, Tayside, Scotland.[2]

Dunkeld State School opened on 25 January 1965.[4]

Education

Dunkeld State School is a government co-educational primary school (P-6) on Mitchell-St George Road. In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 9 students with 1 teacher and 5 non-teaching staff (1 full-time equivalent).[5]

References

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Dunkeld (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Dunkeld - locality in Maranoa Region (entry 47419)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 12 September 2017.
  4. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  5. ^ "Annual Report 2016" (PDF). Dunkeld State School. Archived (PDF) from the original on 12 September 2017. Retrieved 12 September 2017.