Dimbulah, a rural town, is 75 km south-west of Cairns. It is on the railway line to Chillagoe. It is thought that the name was derived from an Aboriginal word describing a permanent waterhole on the Walsh River.

Further Reading: 

Golden reef to golden leaf: a history of Dimbulah, Dimbulah, Dimbulah History Committee, 1989

Australian Geographer, March 2002, pp. 43-61


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