Childers

Childers is a town in the Bundaberg region of Queensland, situated on the Bruce and lies 325 kilometres north of the state capital Brisbane and 52 kilometres south-west of Bundaberg. Childers is located within Bundaberg Region local government area. At the 2011 census, Childers had a population of 1,410.

Childers is set on a ridge overlooking fields of rich volcanic soil. Childers is renowned for its heritage character and is classified a National Trust town. The historic colonial buildings of the main street of Childers (Bruce Highway) are set amongst large, shady leopard trees .

The sugar cane industry around Childers features prominently and has sustained Childers over the years. Fruit and vegetable cropping is common on the lands around town. Tourism is a growing industry in Childers, with a number of the preserved historic buildings in town becoming tourist attractions.

If you are heading to Childers and need pet friendly accommodation you can choose from pet friendly caravan parks, pet friendly cottages, pet friendly motels and pet friendly beach houses. Childers also contains pet food shops vets, horse riding ranches with horse riding lessons, dog grooming and washing, pet transport operators, pet breeders, pet dining venues and farriers.

A visit to Childers will not disappoint you and the locals will welcome you with open arms.

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