Wamuran, a rural township and locality, is 50 km north-west of Brisbane. It is the centre of a fruit-growing district, lying below Mount Mee in the D'Aguilar Range. The name came from one of the Aborigines of the district, Menvil Wanmaurn. He is recorded as being an Aboriginal leader and as an employee of an early settler who named his banana plantation 'Wamuran'. The district was named Wamuran after the railway opened in 1909.

Further Reading: 

Stan Tutt, From spear and musket 1989 - 1979: Caboolture Centenary, Caboolture, Caboolture Shire Council, 1979

Wamuran 75th Celebration 1921-1996, Wamuran, Wamuran State School, 1996


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