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The township of Woorabinda is an Aboriginal Deed of Grant in Trust (DOGIT) community which is an area held in trust and reserved for the benefit of aboriginal inhabitants of the State.

There are approximately 1300 people living in Woorabinda.

Within the township there is a hospital, state school, council run high school (Wadja Wadja), CDEP office, day care centre, retail store, café, police station, churches, council office, post office, pool, stadium, family centre, old peoples home (HAAC), women’s shelter and garage. Tradesmen in town include: carpenter, electrician and plumbers. A sealed all weather airport is located on the northern outskirts of the township.

The Mimosa creek is a seasonal waterway system which runs around the township and through the division. There are a number of bore wells situated in the Woorabinda division, which provide drinking water for the township and cattle.

Woorabinda is serviced by sealed roads to Rockhampton via the Capricorn Highway and to Baralaba, whilst there is a dirt road to the nearby community, Bauhinia Downs.

There are a number of dirt roads which allow access to grazing paddocks. It is not recommended that the surrounding dirt roads be used by any vehicles when it rains.​​​​