Gayndah Shire

Gayndah Shire, an area of 2709 sq km, bisected by the Burnett River, was amalgamated with five other shires in 2008 to form North Burnett Regional Council. Its former administrative centre, Gayndah (see separate entry), is 250 km west of Maryborough.

Further Reading: 

Bill Metcalf, The Gayndah communes: from Aborigines and squatters through communes to rural depopulation in the Gayndah area, Rockhampton, Central Queensland University Press, 1998

Doreen O'Sullivan, Gayndah on the Burnett, Toowoomba, Doreen O'Sullivan, 1995

Jill Slack, Then and now: an Aboriginal history of Gayndah, Gayndah, Gayndah Orange Festival Committee, 1997

Gayndah entry


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