Murweh Shire

Murweh Shire, south central Queensland, is located around Charleville and is generally 650 km west of Brisbane. It is bisected north-south by the Warrego River and the Mitchell Highway and has an area of 43,905 sq km. Murweh was the name of a pastoral run (c1865), reputedly an Aboriginal name for a waterhole.

Further Reading: 

M.A. Lord, Murweh Shire: 100 years of local government, Charleville, Murweh Shire, 1980

Murweh Shire handbook, Brisbane, Queensland Department of Primary Industries, 1973

Augathella and Charleville entries


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