Darling Downs and Border Region

The Darling Downs and Border Region of Queensland covers the agriculturally rich district of the Granite Best district, famous for it vegetable, fruit and wine production at Stanthorpe and Ballandean.

Our Darling Downs and Border Ranges feed encompasses the major towns of Stanthorpe, Ballandean, Tenterfield (NSW), Goondiwindi, Miles, Chinchilla and Wandoan.


The population of the Darling Downs (state suburbs) is 1,200 people. Of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. The median age of people in Darling Downs (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.0% of the population.


The most common occupations in Darling Downs (State Suburbs) included Technicians and Trades Workers 21.5%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 16.7%, Professionals 13.5%, Managers 10.8%, and Sales Workers 10.3%.


The most common method of travel to work for employed people is by car, as the driver or passenger.