Description

Moranbah is a town and locality in the Isaac Region, Queensland, Australia, located on the Peak Downs Highway between Mackay and Clermont. It is a coal mining town and at the 2011 census had a population of 8,965. In addition to the permanent population, Moranbah also has a large fly-in fly-out population in excess of 1500 who work in Moranbah's mines. Moranbah services the Peak Downs Mine, Goonyella Riverside Mine, Broadmeadow Mine, Moranbah North coal mine, North Goonyella coal mine and several other smaller mines in the region. Although one of the newest towns in the region, its central location and large population has made it the seat of the Isaac Regional Council.

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  • Elevation: 249
  • Population: 8735
  • State electorate(s): Burdekin
  • Federal Division(s): Capricornia
  • Established (yr): 1969
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

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