Childers, a rural town, is 60 km west of Hervey Bay and on the Bruce Highway north-west of Maryborough. A fire in the Palace Hotel in 2000 brought it to national prominence.

Further Reading: 

B.W. O'Neill, Taming the Isis, Childers, Isis Shire Council, 1987

Diana J. Beal, ed, Shire handbook, Isis, Brisbane, Queensland Department of Primary Industries, 1974


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