Hinchinbrook Community

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Hinchinbrook Shire Council has an approximate area of 11,000 km².

It is comprised of 24 suburbs including Bambaroo, Bemerside, Blackrock, Braemeadows, Coolbie, Cordelia, Dalrymple Creek, Foresthome, Forrest Beach, Gairloch, Halifax, Hawkins Creek, Ingham, Long Pocket, Lucinda, Macknade, Orient, Peacock Siding, Taylors Beach and Toobanna.

It is comprised of the localities of Abergowrie, Garrawalt, Helens Hill, Lannercost, Mount Fox, Upper Stone and Wallaman plus parts of Palm Island.

It is surrounded by the councils of Cassowary Coast, Charters Towers, Palm Island, Tablelands and Townsville.

It is comprised of parts of the state electorates of Hinchinbrook and Townsville.

It is comprised of parts of the Kennedy federal electorate.