Nindigully

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Nindigully
Queensland
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The Nindigully Pub, built in 1864
Nindigully is located in Queensland
Nindigully
Nindigully
Coordinates 28°21′0″S 148°49′0″E / 28.35000°S 148.81667°E / -28.35000; 148.81667Coordinates: 28°21′0″S 148°49′0″E / 28.35000°S 148.81667°E / -28.35000; 148.81667
Postcode(s) 4497
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Balonne
State electorate(s) Warrego
Federal Division(s) Maranoa

Nindigully is a locality in South West Queensland, Australia. The locality is in the Shire of Balonne local government area and on the Moonie River, 515 kilometres (320 mi) south-west of the state capital, Brisbane.

The 1999 Australian film Paperback Hero starring Hugh Jackman and Claudia Karvan was filmed at Nindigully.[1]

The Nindigully Pub, built in 1864, is believed to be one of Queensland's longest continually licensed premises. It was a Cobb & Co changing station between the late 19th century and the early 20th century.[2]

The Nindigully Pig Races and Country Music Festival, and fireworks are held annually on the last Saturday in November.

History[edit]

Nindigully Post Office opened by January 1912 (a receiving office had been open from 1909, originally known as Nindi Gully) and closed in 1974.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Urban, Andrew L. "Paperback Hero: On Location". Urban Cinefile. Urban Cinefile. Retrieved 8 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "Nindigully Local Attractions". Balonne Shire Council. 
  3. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 

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