Bellbowrie, a residential suburb, is 18 km south-west of central Brisbane. Formerly part of Moggill, it includes the Moggill cemetery. The Moggill primary school is immediately outside its southern border.

Bellbowrie began as a 2000-lot housing estate, and its name was derived from an Aboriginal expression thought to describe a place of flowering gums. The suburb was named at a ceremony conducted by the Lord Mayor at the Bellbowrie shopping plaza in 1973.

Further Reading: 

1824-1974 sesqui-centenary of Brisbane: official souvenir, Brisbane City Council, 1974, p 175-77


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