Adavale Shire

Adavale Shire was the forerunner of Quilpie Shire. It was named after the town of Adavale in south-west Queensland, 170 km west of Charleville.

The Adavale township was situated in pastoral country mostly comprised of large grazing properties. The shire offices were described as a commodious building in the Australian handbook (1903) and there were four hotels, a courthouse, four tradespeople's premises and a twice-weekly coach service from Charleville:

Further Reading: 

Quilpie Jubilee 1917-1967, Quilpie, Quilpie Shire Council, 1967

Quilpie and Quilpie Shire and Charleville entries


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