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Acland, QLD

Acland is a small rural community in the Rosalie Shire. Grain and cattle farming are popular in the district.

Acland is most well known for the Acland Coal Museum. Acland is sited on an authentic colliery which operated until 1984. The Acland mine was the oldest and smallest continuously worked coal mine in Queensland.

Nearest Airport: Toowoomba

Where to stay?


  • Rural/Country
  • Historic/Heritage

Popular Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fossicking

About Acland

  • Locality: Rural locality
  • Acland Postcode: 4401
  • State: Queensland
  • Region: Southern Queensland Country
  • Latitude: -27.3037
  • Longitude: 151.6911
  • Elevation: 444m
  • Population: 32
  • Median Income: $16900
  • Area (Sq/km): 38.179
  • Timezone: Australia/Brisbane

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