Sarina Shire

Sarina Shire, an area of 1444 sq km immediately south of Mackay, was amalgamated with Mirani Shire and Mackay City in 2008 to form Mackay Regional Council (see separate entry). It extended from the Connor Range to the Pacific Ocean, and included Prudhoe, Knight and Temple Islands.

Further Reading: 

John Kerr, Pioneer pageant: a history of Pioneer Shire, Mackay, Pioneer Shire Council, 1980

Patricia Phillips, Sarina Shire in retrospect, Sarina Bi-centenary Committee, 1988

Alligator Creek (near Mackay), Grasstree Beach, Half Tide Beach, Hay Point, Koumala and Sarina entries


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