Dirranbandi, a rural town, is 470 km south-west of Brisbane and midway between St George and the New South Wales border. It is thought that the name was derived from an Aboriginal expression associated with frogs in a swamp, although this is disputed.

Further Reading: 

G.O. Armstrong, In Mitchell's footsteps: a history of the Balonne Shire, Brisbane, W.R. Smith & Paterson, 1968

P. Crothers, Dirranbandi 1885-1985, Toowoomba, Southern Cross Printery, 1985


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