Woongarra Shire

Woongarra Shire (1885-1994), an area of 731 sq km, adjoined the southern and eastern sides of Bundaberg, the eastern part including the coastal towns of Elliott Heads, Bargara and Burnett Heads. Both the Burnett and the Elliott Rivers, important sources for irrigation, run through the former Shire.

Further Reading: 

Neville Rackemann, The Growing Harvest: Bundaberg district fruit & vegetable industry from 1867, 1987

Neville Rackemann, A Century of Progress: Woongarra Shire 1885-1985, Bundaberg, Woongarra Shire Council, 1985

Bargara, Burnett Heads, Coral Cove, Elliott Heads, Innes Park and Moore Park entries


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