Mudgeeraba is a suburb of the Gold Coast hinterland, immediately west of Robina and eight km west of Burleigh Heads. It is thought that the name was derived from an Aboriginal expression describing muddy or sticky ground.

The Mudgeeraba district was part of a cattle run taken up in 1852 and farm selections began in the late 1860s. There was also timber harvesting.

Further Reading: 

Robyn Burrows, Dairies and daydreams; the Mudgeeraba story, Brisbane, Boolarong Publications, 1989

Robyn Burrows, Bush schools and golden rules: the spirit of Mudgeeraba State School, Brisbane, Boolarong Publications, 1992

Robert Longhurst, Nerang Shire: a history to 1949, Nerang, Albert Shire Council, 1994


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