||District named and bounded by Minister for Natural Resources 24 April 1997. Tamrookum is probably a European corruption of Bundjalung language, Yugumbir dialect words dhan/buragun, indicating place of boomerangs. Refer F.J. Watson. Vocabularies of Four Representative Tribes of South Eastern Queensland. Brisbane, 1944, p.104. Regazetted by the Minister for Natural Resources and Water on the 30 January 2009 due to the council amalgamations under the Local Government Reform Implementation Act 2007.