Location of St George
St George is situated approximately 500kms from Brisbane and sits on the picturesque Balonne River. St George is the major town in the Balonne Shire which also includes 5 smaller towns. These towns are Dirranbandi, Bollon, Thallon, Hebel & Mungindi. The population of the Shire is approximately 5000 people.
The township of St George has numerous facilities including Goondir Health Services, Medical Centre, Hospital, State Primary School, St Pat's Catholic Primary School, State High School, Balonne Kindergarten, Warrawee Family Daycare, St George Community Early Childhood Centre, Dental Clinic, Warrawee Retirement Village, Webster's Foodworks, Cornett's Supa IGA, Australian Hotel/Motel, Cobb & Co Hotel, Riverview Hotel/Motel, St George Hotel/Motel, Balonne River Motor Inn, Jacaranda Country Motel, Merino Motor Inn, Riverland Motor Inn, Blenheim Backpackers, Kamarooka Tourist Park, Kapunda Fishing Park, Pelican Rest Tourist Park, St George Caravan Park, Andarr on the Terrace, Asian Pearl Chinese Restaurant, River's Restaurant, Merino A'la Carte Restaurant, Australian Hotel Sizzle Bar, Cobb & Co Hotel Restaurant, Riverview Hotel Restaurant, St George Hotel & Motel, BP, Boomerang Cafe & Takeaway, Mummzy's Cafe, Delicate, Food Basket, Riversands Vineyard Outdoor Cafe, St George Bakery & Coffee Shop, StevieJeans's Coffee Shop, St George Rugby League Football Club, St George Rugby Union Football Club, Cricket Club, Swimming Club, Squash Club, Pony Club, Polocrosse, Campdrafting, Dragon Boating, Netball Club, Golf Club & Water Sports for more information contact the Visitors Information Centre which is located about halfway through town along the river.
The Balonne Shire is a region of suprising diversity with unique attractions. People from small country towns are known for warm & friendly hospitality as are the people of our Shire.