Yuleba, a rural town on the Warrego Highway, is 370 km north-west of Brisbane and about mid way between Roma and Miles. Pronounced 'Yool-bah', it is on the Ulebah (now Yuleba) Creek.

There have been various other spellings: Yulebar pastoral run (1850), Yeulba and Yulebah, and the second version was officially used in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In any event, it is thought that the name was derived from an Aboriginal word referring to water lilies.

Further Reading: 

G.O. Armstrong, The changing years: a history of the Shire of Warroo incorporating Bendemere Shire history, Fortitude Valley, W.R. Smith and Paterson, 1970


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