Yungaburra, a rural town on the Atherton Tableland, is 45 km south-west of Cairns.

Originally named Allumbah Pocket, Yungaburra was on a track formed by John Atherton and John Robson in 1878. Robson's track proved to be a good means of access to Cairns, and was joined to others when mining discoveries were made at Herberton in 1880.

Further Reading: 

Yungaburra: place of haunted spirits, Eacham, Eacham Historical Society, 1983


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