View the data quality statements for: [40], Several private art galleries operate in Stanthorpe including the Glen Aplin Art Gallery which supports emerging artists and musicians who wish to display new works and perform at public functions.[41][42]. The regions soils are derived from the parent rocks of Ruby Creek Granite and Stanthorpe Adamellite that form the northern section of the New England Batholith. Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Stanthorpe, Southern Downs Region on Tripadvisor: See 2,372 traveller reviews and photos of Stanthorpe tourist attractions. 'Girraween' can be translated as "place of flowers" in the Aboriginal language from which it is taken. The median age was 19 years. The Station is currently transmitting on 98.7 MHz with a low power transmitter situated on Mount Marlay. Parkland has been developed along both sides of Quart Pot Creek as it flows through Stanthorpe with a network of paths for walking and cycling with bridges and other crossings. The station transmits a broad range of programs to attract the widest audience. [4] Border coordinates are simplifyed using Ramer-Douglas-Peucker algorithm. The area is Queensland's premier wine region and home to the Queensland College of Wine Tourism. This was 0.02% of total Australian population and 0.111% of QLD population. [2001-2002] +2.27 %/Yr. Its water supply dam on Quart Pot Creek and the aerodrome were opened in 1954. Stanthorpe Population (QLD) All States/Territories Victoria ACT New South Wales South … [1992-1993] +0.82 %/Yr. The known world population of the plant is 1,449 mature plants. [5], The New England Highway passes through the town from Applethorpe to the north to Severnlea in the south. In Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), 24.3% of people were attending an educational institution. [44], The Stanthorpe branch of the Queensland Country Women's Association has its rooms at 5 Victoria Street. In the 2011 census the population of Stanthorpe was 5,385 and is comprised of approximately 52.5% females and 47.5% males.. Works in the art gallery permanent collection can be viewed via the online catalogue at The Collecting Bug. Grapes were first planted here in the 1860s with encouragement from the local Catholic parish priest Father Jerome Davadi to produce altar wine. The Stanthorpe Border Post is relied upon for its coverage of local news and events. There were plenty of Italian settlers and wine was made for home enjoyment. [32] A number of internationally recognised Australian artists are represented in the collection, such as William Robinson, Jon Molvig, Margaret Olley and Charles Blackman. Backpacking is popular and there is large demand for fruit and vegetable pickers from November until May each year. Each of the sections below is expandable. Of the six hotels listed by Pugh's directory in 1924, four continued in 2008. Other villages include Applethorpe, Amiens, Ballandean, Glen Aplin, Passchendaele, Thulimbah, Pozieres, and Wallangarra, in the south at the border with New South Wales. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 | Release date of this QuickStat was 23 October 2017 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2016 Census Dictionary. The median age of people in Stanthorpe (State Suburbs) was 48 years. The area surrounding the town is known as the Granite Belt. It is the northernmost part of the New England Tablelands. Stanthorpe's population steadily increased after World War II. [2015-2016] -0.52 %/Yr. [2][3] In the 2016 census, Stanthorpe had a population of 5,406 people.[1]. Total household income (HIND). The possibility of experiencing snow on the ground in Queensland is another tourist attraction for the region. [1], The area gains its name from the predominantly granite rocks that distinguish it from other areas that make up much of South East Queensland. Click to enlarge. The cool dry climate was valued as an aid to health from the early nineteenth century especially for those suffering from tuberculosis or chest conditions. Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. Originally it passed through the town centre along the main street, Maryland Street. In 1881, the railway to Warwick was extended to Stanthorpe and then to the border in 1887, when Wallangarra was established.[9]. [48] It includes a special education program. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households. Household composition (HHCD) 39.1% of homes are fully owned, and 24.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. Last official estimated population of Stanthorpe (as Statistical Area Level 2) was 5 532 people (on 2017-06-30).This was 0.02 % of total Australian population and 0.111% of QLD population. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.2% of the population. In Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 18.6% had 2 bedrooms and 46.9% had 3 bedrooms. However, it now bypasses to the west of the main developed area of the town. ... * By the 1990s the town had a 15 per cent non-Australian born population of which 65 per cent were of Italian descent. [45], Stanthorpe State School is a government primary (Early Childhood-6) school for boys and girls at Marsh Street (28°38′59″S 151°56′03″E / 28.6498°S 151.9343°E / -28.6498; 151.9343 (Stanthorpe State School)). The Stanthorpe-Texas Road connects Stanthorpe to Broadwater to the west and then travels south-west to Texas.[5]. It is distinguished by its elevation, which makes it the coldest part of Queensland. It was designed by the first Commonwealth Government Architect John Smith Murdoch.[15][16]. Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. The region's first wine grapes were planted in 1965. View the data quality statement for Place of Usual Residence (PURP) In Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,170. With a population of 5 385, Stanthorpe is a small township that lies just under 2 hours drive south of Toowoomba and 3 hours south-west of Brisbane. [2] [3] In the 2016 census , Stanthorpe had a population of 5,406 people. Rent weekly payments (RNTD) It features programs about health, lifestyle, children's programs and interesting interviews. * By 2000 there were nearly 40 wineries in the district. The religious makeup of Stanthorpe is 31.7% Catholic, 19.8% Anglican, 16.0% No religion, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.5% Uniting Church, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Baptist, 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.9% Seventh-day Adventist. In Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 12.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 19.6% had one employed full-time and the other part-time. Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), 24.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.9% worked 30 hours or more. [1999-2000] +1.57 %/Yr. [29][30], The Stanthorpe Library opened in 1987 with a major refurbishment in 2004. There were 2,106 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Stanthorpe (State Suburbs). [citation needed], The area is a popular tourist destination, particularly for the short-break drive market from South East Queensland and northern New South Wales. The major river in the region is the Condamine River, a tributary of the Murray River. Stanthorpe and the surrounding Granite Belt and Granite Highlands area of South East Queensland and Northern New South Wales are the centre of a booming winery and national parks tourist destination. However, they contracted the construction of post offices in Queensland to the Public Works Department of the Queensland Government and the Stanthorpe Post Office is believed to be one of the first ordered by the Commonwealth Government. The subtropical highland climate was very suitable for growing cool climate fruits and vegetables.

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