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Livingstone Shire Council area

Notes - geography

Census geography overview

Census data is available at a variety of different geographic levels such as State, Capital City, Local Government Area, Suburb and Postal Area. These areas are created by aggregating smaller units of geography together into a 'best fit.'

The boundaries available from the ABS rarely match actual 'communities', 'suburbs' or 'service catchments' needed for effective decision making, and even if they do, they are seldom available on the same geographic basis over time, making it very difficult to identify trends in population characteristics based on meaningful areas.

For the 2011 Census, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) implemented a brand new geographic structure, which is based on labour force areas. This is known as the Australian Standard Geography Standard, and uses the base unit of the SA1 (Statistical Area Level 1). These build into SA2s, SA3s, SA4s and Greater Capital City Areas.

For previous Censuses the base building block was called a Census Collector District. Census Collector Districts aggregated to Local Government Areas.

Local Government Areas are available from the 2011 Census output. They are created by aggregating SA1s. However these SA1s do not sum exactly to Local Government boundaries, making geographic breakdowns problematic, and time series even more difficult.

profile.id resolves all of these issues to create a meaningful geography that can be analysed over a long time period.

Livingstone Shire Council area geography

This profile provides Census data for the Livingstone Shire Council area broken down into small areas based on customised suburbs/localities.

For the 1991, 1996, 2001 and 2006 Census years these small areas are created by aggregating Census Collection Districts. For the 2011 Census they are created by aggregating Statistical Area Level 1 units.

Where SA1s or CCDs do not fit exactly into a suburb or locality boundary, estimates are made in each Census year of the number of dwellings to be included. These estimates use aerial photography, dwelling counts, planning schemes, and street directories to determine what percentage of each SA1 or CCD to include in the suburb.

This means that regardless of the Census year, and the changes in ABS output boundaries, the data presented in profile.id exactly matches the suburb/locality boundary. This provides the most accurate population information for suburbs and localities and a meaningful time series for the current geography.

NOTE: The geography in the Community Profile tables may not match the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) SA2, state suburb or postal area boundaries, which are based on aggregation of whole SA1s and are not comparable to previous Census years.

The Livingstone Shire Council area has 11 small areas:

Location of Coastal Hinterlands North

Coastal Hinterlands North

Coastal Hinterlands North is bounded by the locality of Shoalwater in the north, the South Pacific Ocean, the locality of Yeppoon, Farnborough Road, the localities of Pacific Heights, Barlows Hill and Yeppoon, Condon Drive and the railway line in the east, Yeppoon Road, Neils Road and the localities of Bondoola and Mulara in the south, and Lake Mary Road and the localities of Barmoya, Greenlake, Canal Creek and Shoalwater in the west.

Location of Coastal Hinterlands South

Coastal Hinterlands South

Coastal Hinterlands South is bounded by the localities of Cobraball, Lake Mary and Barmaryee, Neils Road, Yeppoon Road and Yeppoon Creek in the north, the localities of Taroomball, Causeway Lake, Kinka Beach, Emu Beach and Zilzie, Cawarral Creek and the South Pacific Ocean in the east, the Fitzroy River in the south, and the localities of Lakes Creek, Mount Archer, Limestone Creek and Sandringham in the west.

Location of Cooee Bay & Taranganba

Cooee Bay & Taranganba

Cooee Bay and Taranganba is located to the south of the Yeppoon township. Cooee Bay and Taranganba is bounded by the South Pacific Ocean in the north and east, Ivey Street East, Old Scenic Highway, the localities of Lammermoor and Taroomball and Taranganba Road in the south, and Ross Creek in the west.

Location of Emu Park

Emu Park

Emu Park is bounded by the South Pacific Ocean in the north and east, Connor Street, Hartley Street and the locality of Zilzie in the south, and the localities of Coorooman, Tanby and Kinka Beach in the west.

Location of Lammermoor

Lammermoor

Lammermoor is bounded by the locality of Taranganba, Old Scenic Highway, Ivey Street East and the South Pacific Ocean in the north, the locality of Rosslyn and Clayton Road in the east, and the locality of Taroomball in the south and west.

Location of Northern Yeppoon

Northern Yeppoon

Northern Yeppoon is bounded by the locality of Farnborough in the north, Farnborough Road in the east, the locality of Yeppoon in the south, and the localities of Inverness and Adelaide Park in the west.

Location of Rockyview - Glenlee - Glendale

Rockyview - Glenlee - Glendale

Rockyview - Glenlee - Glendale is bounded by Etna Creek, Meldrum Road, the locality of Etna Creek, Bakers Road, Fourteen Mile Road and the localities of The Caves and Barmoya in the north, the localities of Mulara and Ironpot in the east, the Rockhampton Regional Council area and Ramsay Creek in the south, and the Fitzroy River in the west.

Location of Rosslyn to Kinka Beach

Rosslyn to Kinka Beach

Rosslyn to Kinka Beach includes a land bound section and The Keppel Islands. The land bound section of Rosslyn to Kinka Beach is bounded by Tanby Road, the localities of Taranganba and Lammermoor and the South Pacific Ocean in the north, the South Pacific Ocean in the east, the locality of Emu Park in the south, and the localities of Tanby and Hidden Valley in the west.

Location of Rural North West

Rural North West

Rural North West is bounded by the Styx River and the South Pacific Ocean in the north, the localities of Stockyard, Weerriba, Byfield, Maryvale and Bungundarra and Lake Mary Road in the east, the localities of Sandringham, Rockyview and Glendale, the Fitzroy River, Marlborough Creek, the Rockhampton Regional Council area and the Central Highlands Regional Council area in the south, and the Mackenzie River and the Isaac Regional Council area in the west.

Location of Yeppoon

Yeppoon

Yeppoon is bounded by Adelaide Park Road, the localities of Inverness, Barlows Hill and Meikleville Hill, Farnborough Road and the locality of Farnborough in the north, the South Pacific Ocean in the east, Ross Creek, Tanby Road and Yeppoon Road in the south, and the railway line, Condon Drive and St Brendan’s College in the west.

Location of Zilzie

Zilzie

Zilzie is bounded by the locality of Emu Park, Hartley Street and Connor Street in the north, the South Pacific Ocean in the east, Cawarral Creek in the south, and the locality of Coorooman in the west.

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