Lockyer Valley and Regional Council


The Lockyer Valley is a wide alluvial plain between Lowood and Gatton through which flows the Lockyer Creek. The creek's headwaters are at Mount Castle, west of Boonah, beginning as Laidley Creek until it is joined by Sandy Creek east of Gatton. Lockyer Creek then meanders north-easterly to join the Brisbane River about 5 km south of the Wivenhoe Dam. The creek was charted by Edmund Lockyer in 1826 when he navigated the Brisbane River 195 km upstream.

Further Reading: 

Gatton and Laidley Shires entries

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