Indooroopilly, a suburb on the north side of the Chelmer Reach of the Brisbane River, is 7 km south-west of central Brisbane. It is thought that the name was derived from an Aboriginal word referring to a gully with leeches, but the name may have been bestowed by Europeans, probably in 1875.

Further Reading: 

Brisbane Courier, 15 August 1931, p 19-20

Sunday Mail, 26 May 1929


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