Darling Downs

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Darling Downs,

tableland, 27,610 sq mi (71,510 sq km), SE Queensland, Australia, W of the Great Dividing Range. Settled in 1840 by sheep grazers, this grassland region has become an important farming and dairying area; it is in Australia's wheat belt.
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NAP operates thirteen cattle stations across Queensland and the Northern Territory, as well as the Wainui Feedlot on the Darling Downs.
Drainage rates were higher, about 1-2mm/year, and Cl levels commensurately lower, for the basaltic upland Black Vertosols at the wetter, eastern Darling Downs sites, similar to results reported by Young and MacLeod (2002) for Black Vertosols on the Liverpool Plains (Table 4).
Brisbane, the Darling Downs, Southern Downs and Granite Belt and Capricorn Coast are now recovering with most tourism operations open and affected tourism operations returning to normal as quickly as possible.
QGC) is to have a plant on the Darling Downs to treat salty water brought to the surface as part of CSG mining.
Located near the modern-day township of Millmerran, Yandilla was one of several sheep stations- the Australian equivalent of a ranch--in the Darling Downs.
AU), an Australia-based energy company, has switched on its Darling Downs coal seam gas-fired power station in Queensland state.
Headquartered in Toowoomba, the heart of the Darling Downs, Heritage is Australia's largest building society with more than $7 billion in total consolidated assets.
Summary: CH2M Hill Brisbane has awarded Agility Project Logistics a global Project Logistics contract for the new 630 megawatt Darling Downs Power Station Project to be located in Darling Downs Region of Queensland, Australia.
Dryland salinity is a significant problem in several key landscapes in Queensland, particularly in south-eastern Queensland--from Bundaberg to Beaudesert and inland to the Darling Downs and Burnett.
Pittsworth is located 40km southwest of Toowoomba on the Darling Downs, Queensland.
Darling Downs, Queensland: Health Promotion Unit, Darling Downs Regional Health Authority.