Yeppoon, a coastal town, is 30 km north east of Rockhampton. It is thought that the name was derived from an Aboriginal word describing a place where waters join, perhaps a reference to the mouth of Ross Creek and Yeppoon inlet.

Further Reading: 

Leo Carpenter, ed, Livingstone: a history of the Shire of Livingstone, Brisbane, Boolarong Publications, 1991

Nancy Vivani, The Iwasaki tourist development at Yeppoon, Brisbane, Griffith University, 1980

Livingstone History Book Editorial Committee, From the bush to the bays: a pictorial history of Livingstone Shire, Rockhampton, Central Queensland University Press, 2005

Cooee Bay and Taranganba entries


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