Goomboorian is a rural locality 20 km north-east of Gympie. The origin of the name is apparently unrecorded.

The Great Sandy National Park is east of Goomboorian, and there were large stands of timber in the Goomboorian district, extending to Kin Kin. In the 1870s-80s, sawyers worked the Goomboorian forests, taking the logs out through Tin Can Inlet. Between Goomboorian and Gympie the timber was less useful, but scrub was plentiful.

Further Reading: 

Ian Pedley, Winds of change: one hunded years in the Widgee Shire, Widgee Shire Council, 1979


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