Karara is a town and locality in the Darling Downs
region within the Queensland, Australia. It is in the
Southern Downs Region local
government area. In the 2011 census, Karara had a
population of 278 people.
Karara is on the Cunningham Highway, 208
kilometres (129 mi) south west of the state capital,
Brisbane. The highway passes through the locality
from the east to the south-west. The
Toowoomba-Karara Road connects the highway
through to the north of the locality to Leyburn and
ultimately through to Toowoomba. The South
Western railway line passes through the locality
roughly parallel and to the north of the highway.
Both the line and Karara railway station are no
longer in active use.