Capella, a rural town, is 260 km west of Rockhampton and 50 km north of Emerald. It was the administrative centre of Peak Downs Shire.

Further Reading: 

Maureen Burns, Worth the gamble: the first fifth years : personal recollections from those who shaped the Peak Downs/Retro Holdings 1956 to 2006, Capella, Capella Pioneer Village, 2006

M.V. Purdie, ed, Capella: a brief history of the settlement of Peak Downs, Capella, Book Committee, Rockhampton, City Printing Works, 1983

John White and Heather Garside, Capella - 125 years, Capella, Central Highlands Regional Council, 2008


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