Yeronga, a residential suburb with a long shoreline on the Brisbane River, is five km south of central Brisbane. It is thought that the name was derived from an Aboriginal word, 'yerongpa', describing a sandy place.

Further Reading: 

Rosslyn Gillespie, Boggo, Yeronga and beyond: leaving footprints, making pathways: Yeronga State School - the story of 125 years: a school, a community and a locality, Yeronga, Yeronga State School Parents and Citizens' Association, 1996

Annie McKenzie, Memories along the Boggo Track, Brisbane, Boolarong, 1992

Bronwyn Price, Yeronga heritage tour, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane History Group, 1996


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