Springsure, a rural town on the Dawson Highway, is 320 km west of Gladstone. It was named after the Springsure pastoral station, taken up by Sydney investors in 1860, including the New South Wales Registrar-General, Christopher Rolleston.

Further Reading: 

W.R. Johnston et al, Bauhinia: one hundred years of Local Government, Springsure, Bauhinia Shire Council Centenary Committee, 1979


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