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Rosewood is a small town and locality in the Bremer Valley, Queensland, Australia. It is within the local government area of City of Ipswich.GeographyThe town of Rosewood is located 60km west of the Brisbane CBD At the, Rosewood had a population of 2,834. Part of the town's border is marked by the Bremer River to the south, and the decommissioned Marburg Branch railway line on the Little Liverpool Range to the north.HistoryThe origin of the suburb name is believed to be derived from the Rosewood or the Dysoxylum tree or shrub, both commonly found in the south-east Queensland region at the time of Rosewood's settlement.The first coal mine in the Lanefield district, west of Rosewood, commenced production in 1918. As part of these workings, two railway branches from the Brisbane to Toowoomba main line were constructed to the mines at Lanefield Colliery and Westvale Colliery .The New Oakleigh Mine is located to the town's north and was one of the last remaining coal mines in the area at the time of its closure in 2013.
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