Ilfracombe Shire

Ilfracombe, the administrative centre of the former Ilfracombe Shire in central-western Queensland, is on the Capricorn Highway, 600 km west of Rockhampton. The nearest large town is Longreach, 30 km to the west.

Further Reading: 

Peter Forrest, A rush for grass: a history of the Western Queensland district of Ilfracombe, Ilfracombe, Ilfracombe Shire Council, 2003

G.W. Lilley, Barcoo saga: the story of Portland Downs, a Queensland sheep station, Melbourne, Portland Downs Pastoral Co, 1975


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