Imbil, a rural town in the Mary River Valley, is 30 km south of Gympie and 120 km north-west of central Brisbane. Named after the Imbil homestead and pastoral run, it is thought that the name was derived from an Aboriginal word that described scrub vine.

Further Reading: 

Lindsay Harris, As I remember: a pictorial story of the early workers in the Imbil Forest, Gympie, the Author, 1999

Joy King, Imbil: jewel of the Mary Valley: an historical collection, Imbil, Joy King, 2001

Ian Pedley, Winds of change: 100 years in Widgee Shire, Gympie, Widgee Shire Council, 1979


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