Birdsville is a small town and locality in the Shire of Diamantina, Queensland, Australia. Birdsville is located on land traditionally owned by the Wongkanguru people, in the Channel Country of Central West Queensland, Australia. It is 1,590 kilometres (990 min) west of the state capital, Brisbane, and 720 kilometres (450 min) south of the city of Mount Isa. Birdsville is on the edge of the Simpson Desert, approximately 174 km east of Poeppel Corner and the climate is very arid.

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  • Elevation: 46.5
  • Population: 140
  • State electorate(s): Gregory
  • Federal Division(s): Maranoa
  • Established (yr): 1887
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.